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Sports Law - Feb 25, 2014: Losing Streak: Athletes Seeking Workers’ Comp. In California Suffer Setbacks

Professional athletes seeking to take advantage of California’s historically beneficial workers’ compensation scheme suffered back-to-back defeats to close out 2013. Even as public attention to the long-term effects of...more

Out-Of-State Injured Athletes Strike Out In California

On October 8, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that limits the ability of primarily out-of-state athletes to file workers’ compensation claims in California....more

NFL Doctor’s Role in Concussion Lawsuit May Prompt More to Join Litigation

NFL Doctor’s Role in Concussion Lawsuit May Prompt More to Join Litigation by Anthony Caruso on August 21, 2013 NFL doctor, Elliot Pellman, has served players for several years and made critical decisions about whether...more

Pryor Cashman Partners With Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School’s Corporate Work Study Program, Taking on Five Students as Interns

Pryor Cashman Partners With Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School’s Corporate Work Study Program, Taking on Five Students as Interns November 6, 2012 Press Release Pryor Cashman LLP is pleased to announce its support for...more

Governor Brown Signs Several Bills That Impact Employers

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed bills enacting several new employment statutes. Below are brief explanations of these new laws that affect employers in California. It should be noted that the Governor vetoed AB 1450,...more

Can professional athletes file for workers' compensation?

For most Alabama fans, fall means football. Lately, the NFL has come under much scrutiny in the light of litigation surrounding brain damage due to heavy impact and concussions. Football isn't something that Alabama readers...more

Can a Tennessee Titan Seek Workers' Comp in California?

Football is a violent game, and many of the warriors who play it professionally find their careers cut short by brutal injuries. Even those players who are able to complete an entire career without incident may find...more

NFL Claims Workers’ Compensation Should Cover Players’ Head Injuries

Last August we discussed lawsuits brought by over 75 ex-football players against the National Football League. The players sought unspecified amounts of damages for head injuries sustained over the course of their...more

NFL Players Prevail in Workers’ Comp Dispute

It’s safe to say that being a professional football player in the National Football League isn’t exactly an injury-free way to make a living. And, a serious injury can quickly put an end to what was once a very profitable...more

Studio That Provided Financing For Motion Picture Is Not Liable For Injury To Production Company Employee

Angelotti v. The Walt Disney Co., 2011 WL 653812 (Cal. Ct. App. 2011) Anthony Angelotti was injured while rehearsing a stunt for a film that was being produced by Second Mate Productions, Inc. Angelotti sued Second Mate...more

Ex-Chicago Bears Players Receive Large Workers’ Comp Awards

Two former Chicago Bears players have received sizable workers’ compensation awards from the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Board. First, former All-Pro safety Mike Brown sought compensation after suffering from foot and...more

Coments to Portuguese Labour Code (Dec Law 7/2009)

Coments to Portuguese Labour Code (Dec Law 7/2009)

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