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
SEC FINES UNIVERSITY OF
MISSISSIPPI AND UNIVERSITY
OF KENTUCKY AFTER UPSET WINS
Mike Slive, Southeastern Conference Commissioner (SEC), fined the Universities of Kentucky and Mississippi because fans stormed the fields following their upset football wins against the University of South Carolina.
RAVEN AWARDED $650,000
Former Baltimore Raven Cornerback, Samari Rolle, sustained a back injury in 2011 that led to surgery. A Charlotte, NC doctor, Craig Bingham, with Ortho-Carolina performed the surgery. Rolle alleged that Dr. Bingham did not "perform follow-up care that led to complications that caused him to retire from the NFL."
SENATOR TO TIE NFL
TAX STATUS TO TEAM NAME
Senator Maria Cantwell, a Democrat from the of state of Washington, announced at a news conference recently that she plans to introduce legislation to strip the National Football League (NFL) of its taxexempt status because it has not taken action over the Washington's Redskins nickname.
SUED OVER SOFTBALL FACILITY
SA Gilden Valley High School softball player in Santa Clara, CA has sued the William S. Hart Union High School District after she sustained a concussion on her home softball field.
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON SETTLES
WITH FIRED COACH FOR $400,000
Doug Wojcik had coached the College of Charleston Cougars men's basketball team for two years and had three years remaining on his contract when he was fired. Wojcik agreed that he would not sue the College if he received a suitable settlement.