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"From the Gym to the Jury" is a Bi-Monthy On-Line Newsletter designed to protect your sport 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 sport 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
$1B Settlement: NFL to End Race-Norming
The NFL has pledged to end race norming in their so far $1 billion concussion and brain injury compensation to former athletes. "Race-norming" is the term for assuming that black athletes started out at a lower cognitive functioning compared to other ethnicities.
A Battle of Expert Witnesses?
Michigan State University announced in October 2020 that, because of COVID and budget issues, the men’s and women’s varsity swimming and diving teams would be discontinued at the end of the 2020-2021 season. Current female members of their swimming and diving team filed a lawsuit against the university. Read the outcome inside this newest issue of this very recent Title IX case.
Study: Covid-related Cardiac Issues Rare in College Athletes
In an April 2021 study in the medical journal Circulation, less than one percent of 3,018 college athletes had definite, possible or probable cardiac issues related to testing positive for Covid, hopefully causing coaches and players to breathe a sigh of relief over this issue
New Saliva-Based Concussion Test
Researchers from the University of Birmingham in England have created the first non-invasive concussion diagnostic test based on saliva. This new diagnostic test from the UK could be literally game-changing for sport, healthcare, the military as well as concussion research.
Silence of the Lambs
In a cheerleading case, the coach taped the girls’ mouths shut in an act of discipline, causing a stir among their parents. Find out the results of the lawsuit inside the newest issue of From the Gym to the Jury.
What Parents Should Know About Concussions
Bob Casmus, long-time certified athletic trainer, gives expert information about concussions in children, including their symptoms and complications as well as treatment advice.