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
SUED FOR $100 MILLION
Former Tour de France teammate Floyd Landis and the federal government are suing Lance Armstrong for $100 million.
REACHED IN DROWNING CASE
Johnathan Proce, a 21-year-old victim of cardiac arrest died while underwater during a training exercise to become a member of a U.S. Air Force para-rescue unit.
A QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE
Matthew Newman quarterback for Highland High School in Washington State suffered a permanent brain injury during a football game on September 18, 2009. The injury came one day after the young man allegedly sustained a head injury at football practice.
M.U. was a promising soccer player and student whose life was changed after a blow to the head in a high school soccer match. The youngster asserts that her coach’s failure to remove her from the game after her injury and the school district’s failure to implement proper policies regarding concussion evaluations amounted to a violation of her constitutional rights.
WOMEN SUE DOCTOR FOR SEXUAL ABUSE
18 women have brought sexual abuse lawsuits against a Michigan doctor. The majority of the abuses occur-red at his clinic at Michigan State University are issued against Dr. Larry Nassar, who is also a USA gymnastics teacher and a Lansing Club member.
EX-TEACHER ALLEGES SEX
Lonnie Billard, a gay former teacher and a past Teacher of the Year at Charlotte Catholic High School, has sued to regain his job. Billard alleges "the city's Catholic school system and the Diocese (a district under a Catholic bishop's jurisdiction) of Charlotte of discrimination because he lost his position of substitute teacher because he was gay."