Sports Risk Management Newsletter
"From the Gym to the Jury" is vital to:PROTECT your athletes from needless injuries
PROTECT you and your colleagues from damaging law suits
PROTECT your school from devastating jury awards
"From the Gym to the Jury" is a Bi-Monthy On-Line Newsletter designed to protect your sports programs (and yourself) from costly injuries, liability and lawsuits. This newsletter is a nationally acclaimed source for legal trends and risk management strategies for universities and sports programs.
Latest Newsletter ArticlesHere are just a few of the articles that you are missing in the latest Issue issue of FROM THE GYM TO THE JURY
CARSON NEWMAN UNIVERSITY GAINS
EXEMPTION FROM DISCRIMINATION LAW
Carson Newsman University, a Southern Baptist Christian institution located in Jefferson City, TN, was granted a waiver by the federal gov- ernment to bar students who are "gay, unwed mothers, women who have had an abortion and even students who may be pregnant."
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SETTLES
GENDER DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT
A settlement in excess of $1 million has been agreed to in a lawsuit brought against the University of Tennessee (UT) athletic department by three former employees.
A HOT TOPIC
On August 12, 2013, Gavin Class, a Towson University football player, collapsed with exertional heat stroke while at practice in 91degree heat.
"STAYIN’ ALIVE" WITH HANDS-ONLY CPR:
A SIMPLER WAY TO SAVE LIVES
When an individual collapses from a cardiac arrest event, survival depends on immediately getting Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and or an (Automatic External Defibrillator) (AED) from someone nearby.
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LAWSUIT SETTLED
William Lowe and 12 other University of Iowa athletes settled a law- suit against the University after they were hospitalized following a high intensity football workout that caused the breaking down of muscles "releasing proteins into the bloodstream."
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND RENAMES
BYRD STADIUM TO MARYLAND STADIUM
The University of Maryland Board of Regents has voted to change the name of the Harry C. "Curley" Byrd Stadium to Maryland Stadium.
COACH FIRED FOR ALLEGEDLY
BASING RECRUITING ON RACE
Onondaga Community College (OCC) in Syracuse, NY, fired its basketball coach, David Pasiak alleging that he did not recruit enough minorities for his team.