Deceased Player’s Estate Files Multiple Concussion Cases

By: Jeff Birren, Senior Writer Donnell Baker was briefly in the NFL in 1996 and 1997.  He signed with three different teams but never played in a regular-season game.  He passed away in February 2020.  Since that time, his widow has filed not one, or...

All Pain, No Gain? Pryce v. Town Sports Int’l, LLC

By Jacqueline Borrelli, Kacie Kergides, and Dylan Henry, of Montgomery McCracken (The following appeared in Sports Medicine and the Law, a publication that is available on a complimentary bases at the site.) On June 28, 2018, Simone Pryce and her husband sued New York...

Who’s At Fault When 21 Ultramarathoners Die in a Race?

By Jon Heshka, Associate Professor at Thompson Rivers University On May 22, 2021, 21 ultramarathoners died in the world’s single largest mass casualty incident during a race. It occurred in the Yellow River Stone Forest Park near Baiyin, a city in China’s Gansu...