New Venue for Youth Sports: The Civil-and Criminal-Courts

– Forbes

Last month there were two legal developments in California that may have a substantial impact on youth sports: felony assault and battery charges against a 15-year-old high school water polo player for breaking an opponent's nose during a game, and a case allowed to proceed to trial next spring against the Pop Warner football organization because a coach failed to teach proper tackling. Not only are the events themselves notable, but the potential effects on purchasing insurance for youth sports could make those sports prohibitively expensive.

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