Archive for April, 2018

Help Wanted: USA Swimming Safe Sport Director

Published April 20th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   USA Swimming’s disgraced founding director of Safe Sport, Susan Woessner, resigned on February 22. Woessner left after acknowledging having “engaged in kissing on a single occasion” (others have alleged it was a sexual relationship) with coach Sean Hutchison. In one of her first acts on the job, in 2010, Woessner had […]

Pro Wrestling Great Bruno Sammartino Has Died at 82. My Relationship With Him Was Complicated.

Published April 18th, 2018, Uncategorized

Bruno Sammartino, the original and long-time champion of the New York-based World Wide Wrestling Federation, later World Wrestling Federation, now WWE, has passed away at the age of 82. He was known, for good reason, as the “Living Legend.” In 2013, I wrote a piece for Canada’s SLAM! Wrestling about Sammartino’s late-life decision to make […]

Brain-Injured Hollywood Stuntwoman Leslie Hoffman’s Ongoing Fight With the Screen Actors Guild Is (Again) in the Hands of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Published April 16th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Since 2011, Concussion Inc. has been following the serial legal story of Leslie Hoffman’s battle to be treated fairly by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) on what seems like an open-and-shut insurance claim for traumatic brain injuries sustained in a career as a movie stuntwoman. (In perhaps her most iconic screen […]

Gordet Declaration: University of California Lawyer Told Us His Office Had ‘Experts’ on Federal Educational Records Privacy Act

Published April 9th, 2018, Uncategorized

I, Roy S. Gordet, under penalty of perjury, under the laws of California, state as follows: 1. I am a Member of the Bar of California and admitted to practice before all courts in California. 2. I am counsel of record to Petitioner Irvin Muchnick in the above-captioned lawsuit. I make these statements based on […]

Muchnick Declaration: University of California in a ‘Tawdry’ Attempt to Squelch Investigation of Circumstances of Ted Agu Football Death

Published April 9th, 2018, Uncategorized

I, Irvin Muchnick, declare under penalty of perjury as follows: 1. I am Petitioner in the above-styled lawsuit and make these statements based on my personal knowledge. 2. I am an independent journalist of 48 years’ experience who has authored three books, hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles, and a line of ebooks. In 2016, […]