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Lightning Strike Lawsuit

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Last August, an Austin, Texas boy was struck by lightning on a soccer field.  The nine year old suffered life-threatening injuries and spent several days in the hospital following the incident. The family filed a lawsuit against its local Youth Association seeking $10 million in damages. The suit was settled for an undisclosed amount. The

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Field Marshalls help reign in out of control parents

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Having served as a field marshall in soccer tournaments, sports injury lawyer Doug Landau knows how important a function this is to keep order on and off the field. With players and parents showing less respect for referees. coaches and the Codes of Good Sportsmanship, field marshals can ensure safe playing conditions and quell disputes

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