Category: negligence

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Sports Law Professor Corinne Daprano: Hiring More Women Could Help NFL Solve Some of Its Problems

Accusations of domestic violence and/or sexual assaults have become a big problem for the sports industry. This year’s NFL draft was just the latest venue. The Cincinnati Bengals selected Joe Mixon, Sooner running back, in the second round, and he comes with baggage. While in college he punched a woman in the face. How to…
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SRLA Announces Award Winners at Sports Law Conference

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) has announced several award winners from its recent annual conference, which was held March 2-4 in Las Vegas. The Betty van der Smissen Leadership Award was presented to Steve McKelvey, Associate Department Chair for External Relations & Associate Professor Sport Management in the Isenberg School of Management at…
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Expert on Assumption of the Risk Picks Up Another Victory

Carla Varriale of Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale recently represented several defendants in securing a legal victory in a case involving to wrestlers in New York state. In two separate actions, the high school wrestlers alleged that they contracted herpes gladiatorum and MRSA from another wrestler while participating/competing in a 2011 wrestling tournament, which was…
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Sports Law Attorney Writes About Blackhawks Case

By Scott A. Andresen, Andresen & Associates, P.C. It’s almost as ubiquitous as it is irritating that trips to the local sporting venue are sullied when a nearby spectator figuratively becomes a pain in the neck when exhibiting an alcohol-induced lack of manners and decorum. For one fan at last year’s May 23rd Chicago Blackhawks…
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