Lack of Insurance May Sack Football

Lack of Insurance May Sack Football

A recent ESPN “Outside the Lines” investigation revealed an existential threat to football: the disappearing insurance market. From the NFL to Pop Warner, leagues, schools, and teams spend large sums of money on general liability insurance. With greater concern over...
Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Opens the Door for a Lawsuit Blitz

Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Opens the Door for a Lawsuit Blitz

The Ohio Supreme Court became the first state high court to tackle the issue of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”) in court, holding that CTE could be treated as a latent condition that develops long after an initial injury.  Steven Schmitz, a former football...
Jerry: Jonesing for a Fight

Jerry: Jonesing for a Fight

Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, has made no secret to fellow owners, players, fans, and the general public that he is displeased with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. About two weeks ago, Jones threatened to sue the league if Goodell’s contract is extended....