Fulham FC v Jones: When Is There Civil Liability For Causing A Serious Injury In Football?
This article examines the case between Fulham Football Club and Mr Jordan Levi Jones which concerns the circumstances in which the Court will find civil liability for a serious injury sustained in the course of a professional football match. The judgment is of importance for all sports law practitioners, given the anticipated rise in claims brought by injured sports people in respect of alleged career-ending injuries.
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