December 4, 2015

Deaf wrestler suing Mich. athletic association over interpreter

A Michigan high school wrestler is suing the state's athletic association, claiming it's disallowing him "full use" of his interpreter. The lawsuit was filed Thursday and claims that the Michigan High School Athletic Association prevents Royal Oak...

October 28, 2015

Judge dismisses concussions lawsuit against Illinois athletic association

An Illinois circuit court judge on Tuesday dismissed a class action lawsuit against the state's athletic association that sought new guidelines on how schools protect athletes from concussions. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of former high school fo...

July 30, 2015

Calif. judge throws out coach’s lawsuit against parent

A lawsuit filed by a California high school basketball coach accusing a parent of libel has been dismissed, according to the Los Angeles Times. Westlake High School coach Robert Bloom filed the lawsuit last year after the parent of a former playe...

July 16, 2015

Parents of HS softball players file lawsuit alleging Title IX violations

Parents of three Arkansas high school softball players have filed a lawsuit alleging the district doesn't provide equal resources or opportunities for girls teams. [caption id="attachment_13409" align="alignright" width="336"] Three parents have f...

June 8, 2015

Mich. prep tennis player sues school over alleged bullying

A Michigan high school tennis player is suing her school, coach and athletic director, alleging that she was bullied by teammates and each of them did nothing about it. Carly Pratt, who attends Portage Central High School, claims she was the subje...

June 3, 2015

More concussion lawsuits could be on the horizon

Illinois made headlines last year when its high school athletic association became the first to be hit with a lawsuit over head injuries. But comments from the plaintiff's attorney suggest more states could come under fire. The New York Times last...

May 20, 2015

Lawsuit claims turf gave prep football player MRSA

An Ohio high school football player has filed a lawsuit against two school districts after sustaining a cut during a game he claims led to a staph infection. [caption id="attachment_12838" align="alignright" width="318"] An Ohio prep football play...

May 12, 2015

Former prep football player awarded $1 million in lawsuit

A former Iowa high school football player has won a $1 million lawsuit against the school for its response to a head injury he suffered as a member of the team. Kacey Strough, who played football at Bedford High School, was awarded more than $140...