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Experienced Sports Litigation Attorneys Developing Unique Defense Solutions

At the Law Offices of Pearlman, Brown & Wax, LLP, our sports litigation attorneys in California have been developing curated, cutting-edge defense strategies for team owners, management, and insurance company clients for nearly four decades.

Since California has become a popular settling place for many professional athletes, including professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer players, there has been a sharp increase in lawsuits filed against their former teams and employers.

Whether the lawsuits’ origins stem from player and coach contract disputes, licensing and merchandising rights, access to insurance and benefits, personal injuries, or defamation claims, the jurisdictional right of the athlete to bring their claim in California is often the crux of the case.

Our skilled sports litigation attorneys have hands-on knowledge and experience in addressing the wide range of legal issues that our clients endure when they are faced with a lawsuit from a former player or employee, which is why each is immediately evaluated and challenged based on the personal and subject matter threshold.

With over 50 skilled litigation specialists and support staff members, our comprehensive representation is a culmination of teamwork. We plan each step of our clients’ defense strategies to ensure we are covering any overlapping issues that will complicate their businesses now and going forward, so together we can put these lawsuits behind them.

At Pearlman, Brown & Wax, LLP we believe in the power of innovation, experience, and results.

Why Partner with Our Dedicated Sports Litigation Attorneys in California at Pearlman, Brown & Wax?

As professional athletes from across the U.S. retire — voluntarily, or for physical, emotional, or legal reasons — and begin to call California home, they often turn to workers’ compensation claims alleging cumulative trauma injury arising from their careers.

When these cases arise, our skilled sports litigation attorneys in California provide aggressive and comprehensive representation for our clients to challenge personal and subject matter jurisdiction to litigate cases in California.

In addition, we supply end to end legal solutions for our clients to:

  • Transfer venue in appropriate cases
  • Control forensic medical evaluations
  • Mitigate the impact of cumulative trauma cases through component-specific injuries involving other financially responsible parties
  • Perfect apportionment of liability to specific injuries which may be barred by the Statute of Limitations

With dedicated resources, including agents, attorneys, and accountants by their side, former athletes are also expanding their litigation prospects well beyond personal injury claims against their former employers and teams to include contract disputes, licensing and merchandising rights, the allocation of insurance and other benefits, and defamation claims.

When our clients are faced with these challenges, our sports litigation attorneys take the lead in their cases by:

  • Enforcing employer’s rights and remedies under collective bargaining agreements to avoid double dipping
  • Designing and implementing loss prevention protocols and procedures
  • Developing bulk settlement strategies to mitigate losses

At Pearlman, Brown & Wax, our sports litigation attorneys in California understand that many former athletes file lawsuits with overlapping legal disputes that we meet the very same way they confronted challenges throughout their careers: As a team.

We build and nurture long-term relationships with our sports industry clients, which allows them to see each potential angle of their case, so there are no surprises about how their current case will unfold, and no detail left to chance regarding how today’s legal challenges affect the future.

We cover all potential legal disputes today, so they do not present recurring roadblocks going forward, potentially helping our clients avoid litigation altogether.

Contact Our Sports Litigation Lawyers At Pearlman, Brown & Wax, LLP Today

At Pearlman, Brown & Wax, LLP, our skilled sports litigation attorneys focus on producing end-to-end solutions for our clients, no matter where they operate in California

If your sports team is being threatened with a lawsuit of any type — or has already been served with the complaint — contact our experienced employment law lawyers today by calling 818-501-4343 to ensure your legal rights are protected from the beginning.

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