Sports Law

Universities Need to Take a More Consistent Position on Football Concussions

In the same week late last month that the NCAA received court approval for a $75 million settlement in a class action on concussions, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics appointed as a member the former NFL commissioner who presided over the so-called "League of Denial" regarding concussions. Manatt's sports law practice group chair, Ron Katz, commented in Forbes.com on this mixed signal:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rkatz/2016/02/13/universities-sending-mixed-signals-on-football-concussions/#15ccfcb6401f

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