Archive for November, 2012

Notre Dame Athletic Director’s Pants Smoking — Assertion of Attorney-Client Privilege With USA Swimming in Sex Abuse Doesn’t Hold Water

Published November 30th, 2012, Uncategorized

“Mr. Swarbrick is not available to discuss matters performed in his capacity as an attorney and thus subject to attorney-client privilege.” Your humble blogger’s theme of the week is the particular contribution of Jack Swarbrick, athletic director at No. 1-ranked football factory Notre Dame, in the collective dissembling by high-salaried sports industry bureaucrats over sexual […]

Notre Dame Football, USA Swimming — Partners in Lawyering Up on Sex Crimes

Published November 29th, 2012, Uncategorized

Here are some additional notes on our featured story of the last two days: “How Does Notre Dame, No. 1 in Football, Get Away With Covering Up Player Rapes?”, http://concussioninc.net/?p=6325, and “EXCLUSIVE: Notre Dame Athletic Director Appears to Admit Advising USA Swimming in Sex Abuse Cases,” http://concussioninc.net/?p=6329. How fitting is it that Jack Swarbrick — […]

EXCLUSIVE: Notre Dame Athletic Director Appears to Admit Advising USA Swimming in Sex Abuse Cases

Published November 28th, 2012, Uncategorized

ConcussionInc.net has learned that the athletic director at the University of Notre Dame — currently embroiled in controversy over an alleged 2010 rape by a football player who is still on the nation’s top-ranked college team — advised USA Swimming on how to handle allegations of coach sex abuse in his previous capacity as a […]

How Does Notre Dame, No. 1 in Football, Get Away With Covering Up Player Rapes?

Published November 27th, 2012, Uncategorized

Notre Dame will be playing in the college football championship game. One person not watching will be Lizzy Seeberg, a 19-year-old freshman at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, who committed suicide in September 2010. She said she had been raped ten days earlier by a Notre Dame football player, who not only was […]

Dan Pastorini Malpractice Suit Against Class Action Firm Hints Settlement Talks Already Under Way With NFL

Published November 26th, 2012, Uncategorized

UPDATE NOTE, 11/27/12 I need to clarify that today’s settlement conference, alluded to below, is in the retirees’ case (with lead named plaintiff Fred Dryer) challenging the NFL’s appropriation of the likenesses of former players in the multibillion-dollar business of spinoff merchandise. Dan Pastorini’s malpractice claim against the Hausfeld firm does not directly bear on […]