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November 2014

Minor League Baseball Players Sue for Wage Violations

2017-01-02T17:00:53+00:00November 14th, 2014|Compensation, Employment Law, Sports Law|

Not only do some cheerleaders for the National Football League appear to be underpaid in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, but Major League Baseball (“MLB”) is apparently not paying some of its players a living wage. Three minor baseball league players have filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and Bud Selig, the [...]

August 2014

Concussions and Soft Helmets in School

2017-01-02T17:01:05+00:00August 14th, 2014|Sports Law|

Make no mistake: a concussion is a serious, traumatic brain injury. Concussions and sub-concussions are common among players who play high impact sports like football, hockey, lacrosse, and soccer. When a person sustains a concussion and does not give sufficient time to allow the brain to heal itself, another minor blow to the head can [...]