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
STUDENT DISABLED ON
SCHOOL TRIP AWARDED $41.5 MILLION
The Hotchkiss School, a private boarding school, led a student trip to China in 2007. Cara Munn, a 15-year-old ninth grader on the trip contracted "tick-bone encephalitis" that left her unable to speak and with brain damage after the disease was diagnosed.
NOT EXACTLY NASCAR
On July 5th, 2005, Dr. Smriti Nalwa took her nine year old son and six year old daughter to the Great America Amusement Park, owned and operated by defendant Cedar Fair, L.P. That afternoon, Dr. Nalwa and her son rode the park's "Rue le Dodge" bumper cars. Nearing the end of the ride, with her son driving, their car was bumped from the front and then behind resulting in a fractured wrist for Dr. Nalwa.
FAN SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS
IN PRISON FOR POISONING TREES
Harvey Updyke, Jr., was sentenced to three years in prison for poisoning the oak trees at Toomer's Corner, a place where Auburn University sports fans traditionally gather to celebrate victories.
SETON HALL UNIVERSITY LACROSSE
TEAM BUS CRASH KILLS PREGNANT
COACH AND BUS DRIVER
Kristina Quigley and the driver of a tour bus on which the Seton Hall University women's lacrosse team were riding, died when the bus skidded off the Pennsylvania Turnpike hitting a tree.
YOUTH ICE HOCKEY COACH JAILED
Martin Tremblay, 48, a Vancouver, British Columbia pee wee hockey coach was sentenced to 15 days in jail for tripping an opposing player during a postgame handshake.
COLLEGE COACHES QUESTION
THE FAIRNESS OF THE NCAA'S
ACADEMIC PROGRESS RULE
Nine collegiate basketball programs were ineligible to participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) postseason tournament because of their poor academic performance in the Academic Progress Rate (APR).
REFEREE SUES SCHOOL SYSTEM
Timothy King fell to the floor, sustaining serious injuries, after the platform on which he was standing while officiating a volleyball game collapsed.