What University Administrators, Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Athletes Need to Know

December 23, 2011


A presentation by Steven Pachman, partner at Montgomery McCracken

On December 15th, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partner Steven Pachman presented the webinar “The Athletic Trainer & the Law: Minimizing the Risk of Legal Liability for Athletic Injuries” before an audience of the National Athletic Trainers Association.

Pachman is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department with a varied practice that includes complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal cases and investigations, contract disputes, appellate matters, and personal injury defense.¬† As part of his personal injury defense practice, he advises school officials and attorneys, risk managers, athletic trainers and athletic departments, physicians, and other health care professionals on¬†institutional liability issues concerning sport-related concussions and other sports’ injuries.¬† Recently, Pachman represented a local university, an athletic trainer, and others in high-profile, nationally-publicized litigation involving a catastrophically-injured football player who allegedly sustained a concussion and Second Impact Syndrome.