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
$2 MILLION SETTLEMENT SETS RECORD
The jury sided with the plaintiff awarding a record $2,000,000 judgment. Evidence at trial revealed that the school lacked a protocol for the treatment of head injuries and that the atmosphere surrounding the athletic program did not indicate an inclination to seriously honor such a protocol had it existed.
RUSSIAN SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS
CRITICIZED WORLD ANTI-DOPING
AGENCY IN DOPING REPORT
In a hard-hitting report published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Russian governmental officials have been accused of widespread cover-ups concerning doping by its track and field and its Winter Olympic athletes who participated in the 2014 games at Sochi, Russia.
SUFFERED FROM CHRONIC
National Football League (NFL) Hall of Fame member Frank Gifford’s family has announced that he suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
A DANGEROUS RUSH TO PRACTICE
Mark Sonetti was a player on the Fountain Valley High School football team in Huntington Beach, CA in August 2011 when he was hit from behind during a pre-season kickoff coverage drill, striking another player with his chin and breaking his jaw. Sonetti filed a lawsuit against the Huntington Beach Union High School District alleging that his injuries were caused by the school district's negligence.
A CLEAR AND OBVIOUS DANGER
Teresa Pandolfini suffered an injury on October 22, 2011 when she slipped and fell while walking to her daughter's soccer game. Pandolfini claimed she had to walk through a field and down a steep hill and step over numerous raised and exposed tree roots. After falling, she claimed to have sustained several serious and permanent injuries.