News and Analysis about How the Law Impacts the Sports Facilities Industry

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November-December 2020

COVID-19 Update: Leagues, Schools, and Other Athletic Institutions Grapple With Legal Issues as New Wave of Virus Impacts Play

By Brian G. Remondino, Esq. and Joseph E. Samuel, Jr., Esq., of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP In the Spring 2020 edition of Sports Medicine and the Law, we[…]

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Charles Oakley v. Madison Square Garden: The Second Circuit Gives Oakley a Second Chance

By Jeff Birren, Senior Writer In February 2017 former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley went to a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden.  He sat close to the court,[…]

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Appeals Court Reverses, Finding Golfer Assumed the Risk of Slip and Fall

A New York state appeals court has reversed a trial court, reasoning that the doctrine of the assumption of the risk applied in a case involving a man who hurt[…]

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facing sports facilities. They touch on venue security, liability issues,
security, and I think it’s a valuable tool for anyone in the industry.
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not have had.

Carla Varriale

Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale

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facility managers and operators. If you believe in the statement ‘ignore
history and you are bound to repeat it’ then visibility to these issues can
go a long way to informing and preparing your facility and organization.

Russ Simons

Venue Solutions Group

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Taco Bell Arena,
Boise State University

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