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Insurance Law Podcast Discusses Interscholastic Sports Risks


A.M. Best and Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims
have released the latest installment of the Insurance Law
Podcast, a series that examines timely insurance and claims issues from
a legal point of view.

This episode features Attorney Al Goldberger from the Law Offices of
Alan S. Goldberger in Florham Park, NJ. Mr. Goldberger is a nationally
recognized authority on sports law and officiating, a former NCAA
basketball official and baseball umpire and high school football
official. He is the author of Sports Officiating: A Legal Guide,
and counsels clients nationwide in sports and athletic risk management
and liability defense.

The podcast discusses active areas of risk in interscholastic sports,
and how carriers are responding to claims involving injuries resulting
from assaults and other intentional acts. Risks include aggressive play,
failure to teach fundamental techniques, faulty or inappropriate
equipment and improper injury response, including failure to recognize
potential concussions. Administrators need to be aware of the conduct
that leads to limitations in claims coverage, such as assault and other
intentional torts on the playing field, and develop and enforce
effective protocols to minimize risk.

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Recommended Insurance Attorneys,
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