CT Sports Law’s Top Story Lines of 2010 – Part I

With 2010 coming to a close, I have compiled a list of the top story lines and accompanying blog posts from the past year.  Part I will list story lines 6 through 10; Part II will be posted tomorrow and will include 2 through 5; and the top story line will be posted on Monday, January 3.  Thank you for your readership, […]

Friday Night Rights: High School Sprinter Settles with School for $325,000

In June, I published an article entitled “Connecticut Court Finds Waiver Unenforceable in Negligence Claim Against High School Arising from Track Practice Injury” in Legal Issues in High School Athletics.  The article was based upon the Connecticut Superior Court case of Furlani v. Town of East Lyme, which involved a high school sprinter, Nicholas Furlani, who had […]

Is Connecticut’s Public Policy of Voiding Liability Waivers Misplaced?

Legal Issues in High School Athletics recently featured my article concerning Furlani v. Town of East Lyme, a lawsuit arising from the injury of an East Lyme (Conn.) high school track athlete.  In that case, a Connecticut Superior Court found a waiver, signed by the plaintiff’s parent, invalid with respect to the student athlete’s personal injury […]

Friday Night Rights: School Waivers May Not Be Enforceable

Legal Issues in High School Athletics has featured my recent article concerning a lawsuit arising from the injury of an East Lyme (Conn.) high school track athlete in its May-June 2010 issue.  The article fits in nicely with my blog series “Friday Night Rights”, which covers the legal and business issues that arise in high school sports.  […]