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.
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THE ZACKERY LYSTEDT LAW...A GOOD
LAW THAT’S TIME HAS COME
In 2009 the Washington State legislature passed the Lystedt Law to reduce the risk of further injury or death to young athletes who suffer concussions. The law requires schools to develop concussion and head injury information sheets to inform and educate coaches, athletes and parents or guardians about the nature and risk of concusions and continuing to play.
RUSSIAN TEAM BANNED FROM WINTER
OLYMPIC GAMES FOR DOPING
The Russian winter olympic team has been banned from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea in 2018. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned Russia from competing due to widespread and systematic doping of Russian athletes in the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia.
ESPN ANALYST HERM EDWARDS
TO BE ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
HEAD FOOTBALL COACH
Herm Edwards was announced as Arizona State University’s (ASU) new football coach on December 4th, 2017.
LIFE IS NOT ALWAYS A PICNIC
Ricky Costa suffered a serious eye injury during a pick-up basketball game at a Plainville High School senior class picnic. Ricky and his mother, Maria Costa, sued the town of Plainville CT, the Board of Education and the high school principal.
THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND A COACH
Joseph Kennedy was an assistant football coach for the varsity and head junior varsity coach for Bremerton High School in Kitsap County, WA. The Bremerton School District (BSD) employed Kennedy as a coach from 2008 until 2015. The school district is religiously diverse with citizens who practice beliefs such as Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, and the Baha’i faith. Coach Joseph Kennedy is a practicing Christian who often led student-athletes and the coaching staff in pre-game locker room and post game prayers.