Sports law is a combination of many different practice areas including to but not limited to: tort law, family law, business law, and contract law. As personal injury attorneys with professional sports experience, the attorneys of Lyons & Lenoir are uniquely poised to assist clients with their sports-related legal matters. Both attorneys Lyons & Lenoir have professional sports experience with Attorney Lenoir having worked in the National Basketball Association and Attorney Lyons having represented athletes in the NFL as a certified sports agent. It is the goal of Lyons & Lenoir to form a unique relationship with their clients to fully understand their needs so that we can over perform with the delivery of our services.
Injuries in Sports
Everyday children or professional athletes as well as spectators are injured due to sports accidents and injuries. Many of those injured suffer severe injuries and sometimes death. Oftentimes, the injuries may be accidental in nature and in many instances, it is discovered that the negligence of others caused the injuries that with proper precaution may have otherwise been avoided. It is during these times that consulting an attorney is wise. Sport injuries can include concussions, use of improper or faulty equipment, unsafe playing fields or courts, insufficient medical care, improper instruction, injuries from foul balls or wrongful death. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury as a competitor or as a spectator you should certainly consider contacting a sports injury/personal injury attorney for a complimentary evaluation of your case. Allow the attorneys of Lyons & Lenoir to utilize their personal injury experience and their sports knowledge to assist you with your sports law matters.
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Athletes & Divorce
Divorce for the professional athlete can present unique challenges. Their situations will often draw media attention, require unique parenting plans due to athlete travel or team relocation, distribution of large assets, paternity actions and more. We attempt to protect our clients best interest and privacy during these trying times.