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
NCAA ASKS FOR STAY OF
INJUNCTION IN O'BANNON SUIT
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has asked the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals to stay an injunction that would allow schools to begin offering football and men’s basketball players up to $5,000 annually undeterred compensation for the use of their names, images and likenesses.
BOSTON WITHDRAWS BID FOR
2024 OLYMPIC SUMMER GAMES
The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and the Boston 2024 organizers announced that they are ending their bid to host the Olympic games. The controversial bid could not withstand the decision of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh not to support the bid if it meant signing a host city contract now, before the final choice is made.
ATHLETE FILES LAWSUIT TO REJOIN
TOWSON UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL TEAM
In 2013, Gavis Class suffered heat stroke, while practicing with the Towson University football team, that almost cost him his life. In May 2015, Class filed a lawsuit asking that he be reinstated with the team.
2015 APPROPRIATE CARE GUIDELINES
FOR THE SPINE INJURED ATHLETES
In June 2015, the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) released the executive summary for the new inter-asso ciation consensus statement for the "Appropriate Care of the Spine Injured Athlete".
NCAA ACCUSES SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
UNIVERSITY OF MAJOR VIOLATIONS
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has cited a number of major rules violations allegedly committed by the basketball program during the tenure of former coach Donnie Tyndall.