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Digest for Week of February 8th, 2017

Sports Law Blog Posts and Case Summaries

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Sports Law Blog Posts


Cheerleaders: NFL Teams Conspired to Suppress Wages

Christopher Coble, Esq.
February 6, 2017
It turns out the cheerleaders employed by pro football teams aren't big fans of their teams' employment agreements. And perhaps for good reason. A new class action lawsuit claims 26 of its 32 teams agreed "to eliminate competition for female...
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Teen Girl Sues for Right to Choose Which Wrestling Team to Join

George Khoury, Esq.
February 3, 2017
A Salt Lake City, Utah, teen filed a federal lawsuit against her school district in order to have the same right as boys to choose which wrestling team she joins. Yesterday, news broke on Twitter that the federal court...
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Louisville Slugged: Bat Maker Hit With Defect Lawsuit

Christopher Coble, Esq.
February 1, 2017
Louisville Slugger is probably the most famous name in bat making. But a group of customers are suing the legendary brand, claiming it manufactured a defective bat and then tried to avoid liability by claiming the defect was intentional, to...
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Sports Law Case Summaries


Sanchez v. Kern Emergency Medical Trans.

February 2, 2017
Sports Law, Injury & Tort Law
(California Court of Appeal) - In an action arising out of injuries plaintiff sustained during a high school football game, alleging ambulance crew was grossly negligent in not properly assessing plaintiff's condition and immediately transporting him to the hospital in the standby ambulance, the trial court's grant of summary judgment to ambulance service provider defendant is affirmed where the court did not err in finding that there was no triable issue of material fact regarding causation.
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De La Torre v. Cal. Horse Racing Bd.

January 25, 2017
Sports Law, Administrative Law
(California Court of Appeal) - In a quarter horse trainer's petition for a writ of administrative mandamus, challenged a license suspension and fine imposed upon him by the California Horse Racing Board after finding he violated the Board's regulations by racing horses medicated with a drug that the Board had temporarily suspended from authorized use, the petition is granted where the Board's successive temporary suspensions of the drug violated the provisions of the rule permitting temporary suspension of an authorized drug and thus exceeded the Board's authority.
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Mission Bay Alliance v. Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure

November 29, 2016
Sports Law, Environmental Law, Government Law
(California Court of Appeal) - In an appeal from the trial court's denial of two consolidated petitions to set aside the certification of the environmental impact report and related permits for the construction of an arena to house the Golden State Warriors basketball team, as well as other events, and the construction of adjacent facilities, in the Mission Bay South redevelopment plan area of San Francisco, the trial court's judgment is affirmed where there is no merit to plaintiffs' objections to the sufficiency of the city's environmental analysis and its approval of the proposed project.
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