Week of January 25


A legal doctrine relieving the defendant of any duty he or she may have otherwise owed the plaintiff, and which bars the plaintiff from recovering for any injury received. In order for assumption of risk to apply, an injured party must have known, understood and appreciated the potential risk involved in an activity, and still voluntarily consented to participate in the activity.

Assumption of Risk in NFL Concussions

Patrick Mahomes cleared concussion protocol and led his team to victory. The Kansas City Chiefs are now on to their second consecutive Super Bowl after defeating the Buffalo Bills 38-24 in the AFC Championship Game.

Concussions in football generally result from conduct on the field that is explicitly or implicitly permitted by the rules of the game. In the NFL, players are aware of the risks of the game and bargain over the terms and conditions of employment on a regular basis.


A distinctive word, name, symbol, or design, or any combination thereof, that is used in commerce to identify and distinguish the source of the goods of one party from those of others.

Clubhouse App Hits $1 Billion Valuation

The new platform lets people chat in real time, share stories, collaborate, and bounce ideas off of each other using their voice, in real-time. Will it be the next big social media app?

It's crucial to file and register your trademark to protect your business. Filed on September 5, 2020, Clubhouse has registered this mark...

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