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- Equipping Your Son with the Proper Football Gear
Advice for parents on keeping your son safe during football season. When your kid heads out on the football field, you want to know that you have done everything in your power to keep him safe. One of the areas that parents have a lot of control is in the gear their boys wear on the field. Make sure that your son has everything necessary to protect him from injury.
- ASU Board of Regents Accused of Violating Title IX
Title IX was enacted to prevent discrimination on the basis of gender in educational institutions. The law requires that a school, once it learns of a sexual assault, should effectively investigate the incident, eliminate the risk, and remedy the harm to the student whenever possible.
- Will New Rules And Harsher Penalties Prevent Physical Altercations At Sporting Events?
After several brawls and other instances of violence resulting in personal injury at sporting events in California, new rules for attendants have been issued at stadiums throughout the state, and officials are discussing creating harsher penalties for offenders, explains a local attorney.
- Is an Endurance Athlete’s Fitness a Disadvantage in a DUI Breath Test?
On July 5, 2011, a decision was reached in People v. Terry Vangelder (2011 DJDAR 9949). The ruling seems to afford a defendant with large lung capacity and a low hematocrit the right to introduce evidence of these characteristics to show his blood alcohol content may be significantly different (lower) than what a breath machine calculates in a roadside DUI test.
- How to Avoid Personal Injury while Climbing Half Dome
Each year, millions of people visit Yosemite National Park in California. While some come to see the cascading waters of Bridalveil Fall or Vernal Fall, many come to make the nearly 9 mile trek to Half Dome. Making the final 400-foot ascent requires that hikers use cables to climb the rock, a dangerous feat that has resulted in numerous fatalities and even more cases of personal injury over the years.
- Traumatic Brain Injuries and Youth Athletics— What Do Ski Area Operators Need to Know?
Traumatic brain injuries (“TBIs”) among young athletes have garnered increased attention recently, due in large part to a growing awareness in the medical and athletic communities regarding the prevalence and potentially devastating effects of head injuries in youth sports.
- Sports Injuries
It is well accepted in most jurisdictions that participation in sports activities involves a certain assumption of risk. That assumption of risk however, may not bar an injury claim where there is some reckless disregard by the person that causes the injury.
- Keeping Fit and Safe: How to Avoid Sports Injuries
Whether you’re a kid playing football or a professional basketball player like Kobe Bryant, sports injuries are inevitable because it is all part of the game.
- Summer Bike Safety Tips for Chicago Cyclists
Bicycling magazine once named Chicago the best big city for bicycling in North America.
- Safety and Legal Issues for Skiers and Snowboarders
Skiing and snowboarding are extremely popular in Colorado. During the 2007-2008 ski season, Colorado had 28 ski areas in operation according to the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA). The NSAA also reports that over 21 million skiers visited ski areas in the Rocky Mountain region, which includes Colorado, during 2007-2008.