ATV Court-Qualified Expert Witness Bill Uhl
Bill Uhl has completed over 75 legal cases as an Expert Witness.
He has worked for both plaintiffs and defendants,
being deposed, writing reports and providing trial testimony.
Uhl has been court qualified as a safety training expert for ATVs (all-terrain vehicles), UTVs (side by sides), motorcycle dirt bikes, snowmobiles, dual sport bikes and some street bike and mountain bicycle issues. He served as Expert Witness or Consultant in over 75 cases. Attorney references are available on request.
Uhl’s expertise includes rider, owner and manufacturer responsibilities and standards. His training client list includes every Military Special Forces branch and other governmental and corporate organizations, as well as recreation and competition operators. He helps attorneys understand Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) guidelines for ATVs, UTVs and snowmobiles. He also helps you know what is not covered in CPSC guidelines and when manufacturer omissions are related to injuries.
Uhl’s casework has included incidents regarding off-highway vehicle (OHV) rental industry companies regarding standards, how the public should be protected and adequacy / inadequacy of customer training, guide training, route preparation, etc. Injuries often occur when a tour guide is not trained to prepare customers to prevent injuries and customer training or equipment maintenance fail to meet industry standards according to manufacturers’ guidelines.
Uhl’s background in racecourse and trail construction and maintenance prepared him to testify regarding what creates or prevents OHV injuries. Uhl previously worked in R&D, co-owned an OHV retail store, was Lead Mechanic, and won 5 gold medals for the USA in international competitions. He was inducted into the International Motorcycle Hall of Fame.