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 Semi-Annual Online 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 of FROM THE GYM TO THE JURY
$10M Settlement: Imani Bell’s Heatstroke Death
16 year old Imani Bell collapsed and later died of heat stroke and rhabdomyolysis in August 2019, during mandatory outdoor practices running stairs in over 100 degree F heat. Both coaches were charged with second degree murder.
Landmark Title IX Case Could Change HS Sports Forever
Despite it being the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a highschool in Hawaii allegedly made the women's water polo team sometimes practice in the ocean instead of a pool, not have access to a shower and a hot meal after travel games and other insulting conditions. This class action case is scheduled for October 2023.
In Hot Water
Brett Farve, legendary NFL football quarterback and Hall of Famer, has been named in a Mississippi state lawsuit investigation, the largest fraud case in the state’s history that seems to get deeper by the day.
A Scary Sight
While extremely grateful for Damar's recent return home from the hospital, NFL Safety Damar Hamlin's on field collapse due to cardiac arrest sent shockwaves throughout the NFL and its fans.
Oops, They Did It Again
An opinion piece on the recent Supreme Court's favorable ruling on Coach Kennedy's ability to pray at the 50 yard line after games. In most school districts across America today, high school coaches are never just private citizens. Coaches are role models, guidance counselors, mentors and wield a huge amount of influence with their athletes and even the community at large.
The Crowd Management Doctor
Crowd management training is often undertaken once a year, but to really turn crowd management best practices into "muscle memory" for employees, there needs to be constant training and refresher training on a broad array of topics front line staff might face. That is what motivated Professor Gil Fried, from the University of West Florida, to launch a YouTube channel called "The Crowd Management Doctor".