If you are in town for the Final Four or have the good fortune to live in NOLA, stop by Tulane Law School for a panel discussion apropos to March Madness. The Tulane Sports Law Society presents: "Hot Topics in NCAA Athletics: Time for a Change?"
Tim Epstein featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article "Hockey Helmets Miss the Mark on Concussions". The article discusses a recent study on the concussion-protection capacities of hockey helmets produced significantly negative results.
The February 8, 2010 issue of DRI's The Whisper reported Timothy Liam Epstein, Chair of Duggan Bertsch's Sports Law practice group, was named to the faculty of Loyola University Chicago School of Law as an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching Sports and Entertainment Law.
Timothy Liam Epstein, Chair of Duggan Bertsch's Sports Law & Litigation groups, has been appointed to the Public Policy Committee of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar. DRI is the international organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.
Tim Epstein presented "Sports Products 101" at the DRI Products Liability Conference held in Las Vegas on April 11-13, 2012. His presentation was sponsored by the Young Lawyers Committee breakout session on hot topics in product liability and provided a high-quality overview of sports products liability for attorneys at all stages of their careers.
Tim Epstein Discusses Litigation Confronting NFL and Helmet Manufacturer During DRI Meeting
Timothy Liam Epstein, chair of Duggan Bertsch's Sports Law & Litigation groups, presented at the 2011 DePaul Sports Law Symposium on March 4, 2011. The symposium, “A Rule is a Rule: Compliance in the World of Sports,” explored how everyone in sports must comply with legal rules and standards, and what they should do going forward.
Tim Epstein, chair of Duggan Bertsch's Sports Law practice group, appeared in the First Business News segment "Crushing the Numbers" on January 31, 2014. Tim discusses the ongoing controversy surrounding concussion suits in the NFL.
In O’Connell v. Turner Construction Co., an employee of a sub-subcontractor filed a negligence action after he was injured while working with steel cables at the construction site. His employer was hired by the subcontractor which had been hired directly by the owner of the school.
On April 22, U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia produced a 132-page opinion approving the settlement between the National Football League and a class of thousands of former football players who accused the NFL of negligence and failure to inform players of the link between repeated traumatic head impacts and long-term brain injuries.