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“Playing football is simply not cricket – issues with athletes’ insurance against training and warm-up injuries following the Rory Burns case” Article written by Nina Goolamali QC & Luka Krsljanin for LawInSport

Date: February 4, 2020

Playing football is simply not cricket – issues with athletes’ insurance against training and warm-up injuries following the Rory Burns case

The above article written by 2TG Sport members Nina Goolamali QC (Head of 2TG Sport) and Luka Krsljanin was published by LawInSport on 4 February 2020. The article examines some of the key points for teams and players to be aware of regarding liaibility for rehabilitation costs and the potential insurance implications of injuries sustained in training and warm up sessions, including:

  • Do team policies cover training injuries?
  • What does “training” include?
    • The importance of making specific disclosures
    • Official training vs. informal “kick-arounds
  • Liability for over-zealous or intentional tackles
  • The England Cricket Board’s insurance schemes
  • Summary

A full copy of the article can be viewed on the LawInSport website here or a PDF version can be downloaded here.

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