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Monthly Archives: November 27, 2017

New York Times Coverage of RWL Win for Women Lacrosse Players, Who May Now Pursue Claims for Compensation from the NCAA for Concussion Injuries

As Concussion Worries Rise, Girls’ Lacrosse Turns to Headgear By BILL PENNINGTON, NOV. 23, 2017 The debate over whether headgear should be mandatory in girls’ lacrosse has been contentious for decades, fueled by fears that such equipment would turn their temperate game into a rugged version of hard-hitting boys’ lacrosse, where helmets have been required for years. ...

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ESPN Coverage of RWL’s Landmark Efforts to Protect Women Lacrosse Players from Concussions and Serious Head Injuries

Legal ruling adds intrigue to NCAA concussion settlement

Nov 23, 2017 Peter Keating, ESPN Senior Writer A little-noticed but unprecedented court ruling could rip the lid off the NCAA's concussion settlement by putting a fundamental question back on the legal table: Does the organization that covers collegiate sports have a duty to care for its athletes? Until now, courts have essentially said no and held schools, rather than th...

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RWL and Biran Kelly in the News

Rifkin Weiner Livingston acquiring Biran Kelly By: Anamika Roy Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer November 1, 2017 In an effort to expand its litigation practice, Annapolis-based Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC is acquiring Baltimore-based Biran Kelly LLC effective Jan. 2. Principals Jonathan Biran and Ty Kelly and associate Alison Schurick will be based out of RWL’s...

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Biran Kelly LLC Joins RWL Litigation Group

 LAW OFFICES OF BIRAN KELLY LLC TO JOIN AND COMBINE WITH RIFKIN WEINER LIVINGSTON LLC Effective January 2, 2018, Well-Respected Former Assistant U.S. Attorneys Jonathan Biran and Ty Kelly to Join RWL Litigation Group  ANNAPOLIS, MD (November 1, 2017) – Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), an Annapolis-based law firm with offices in Baltimore, Bethe...

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