Tag:Sports

WFAN Sports Radio: Professor Abrams Discusses High School Football Concussions Lawsuit

February 2nd, 2016

On WFAN sports radio (New York), Professor Doug Abrams and host Rick Wolff discussed the recent case of a New Mexico high school football player who suffered a suspected concussion in the state semifinal playoff game. The

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ESPN Article on Paralyzed Player’s Lawsuit Quotes Professor Abrams

January 11th, 2016

Professor Doug Abrams was recently quoted in an ESPN article that discussed a paralyzed student football player and his lawsuit against the Pop Warner organization. The judge of the case allowed the claim to proceed against Pop

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Professor Abrams Discusses Youth Sports Concussion Prevention and Litigation

December 8th, 2015

In a new blog post, Professor Doug Abrams explains that prevention efforts, and not tort litigation, should remain the primary strategy to meet the youth sports concussion crisis because prevention is proactive; lawsuits are essentially only reactive.

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Federal Disability Law: Prof. Abrams on WFAN Sports Radio

August 6th, 2015

In an apparently unprecedented case, a Maryland federal district judge recently held that Towson University violated federal disability laws when it recently refused to permit 22-year-old Gavin Class to return to the school’s Division I football team.

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Youth Obesity Crisis and the Child Labor Laws Focus of Articles by Prof. Abrams

July 20th, 2015

Professor Doug Abrams continues to write a biweekly sports column on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading blog based in New York. In early July, he discussed the youth obesity crisis, discussing two troublesome recent reports that renew concerns about

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