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HBO Show Revives Worker’s Comp Nightmare for Jock turned Lawyer

The HBO news series Real Sports recently aired an episode covering the lack of workers’ compensation for NCAA “student-athletes.” The episode (appropriately titled “The Wreckage”), highlighted a few of the benefits enjoyed by regular university employees which are unavailable to student-athletes, and focused on the lack of coverage for medical expenses that continue beyond a […]Continue Reading

Can College Athletes Get Workers’ Comp? – The Northwestern Case

History of College Athlete Workers’ Compensation For more than a half-century, college athletes have been unable to collect workers’ compensation for injuries incurred while competing on behalf of their respective universities. The reason for such mistreatment can be traced to a 1950s case where a widow of a college football player who died during a […]Continue Reading