Professional Sports Injury Law

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The legal team at the Winer Law Group, P.A.. work closely with the players, their families, their agents, and the players’ union to ensure that the professional athlete receives all the benefits to which he is entitled for injuries sustained while engaging in professional sports. We represent athletes in matters concerning medical care and treatment, workers’ compensation disability benefits, and protection of their rights under the terms of their sport’s CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement). We represent numerous professional athletes in numerous sports in workers’ compensation claims involving specific injuries, as well as repetitive and cumulative trauma injuries, brain injuries, and concussions.

The experienced attorneys at Winer Law Group, P.A.. have successfully represented injured workers for over 40 years in complex workers’ compensation trials and appeals. Michael Winer, Richard Wagenheim and Barbara Wagner have obtained favorable decisions in numerous permanent total disability cases, the most significant and longest lasting disability benefit available to injured workers. Winer Law Group, P.A.. represents numerous professional athletes in workers’ compensation claims involving specific on the job injuries, as well as repetitive and cumulative trauma injuries, brain injuries, concussion claims and union grievances. In the 1980′s professional football players began seeking compensation for their injuries. The NFLPA (players’ union) formed an elite panel of attorneys from around the country to assist and represent the players. Richard Wagenheim was appointed to the panel to represent injured members of the Miami Dolphins. When the Tampa Bay Bucs and Jacksonville Jaguars joined the NFL, Wagenheim & Wagner, P.A. firm began representing injured players from those teams as well.

In the 1990′s, the Professional Hockey Players’ Association placed Wagenheim & Wagner, P.A. on their Workers’ Compensation panel to assist minor league professional hockey players. Subsequently, Winer Law Group, P.A.. has been asked to represent professional athletes on behalf of the Major League Baseball Players’ Association, National Hockey League Players’ Association and the Arena Football League Players’ Association.

The Winer Law Group, P.A.. has taken a leadership role in this unique area of workplace injury law. We have successfully represented injured athletes from the NFL, NFL Europe, the Arena Football League. XFL, major and minor league baseball and hockey, and professional soccer. We have also helped players in personal injury cases, contract disputes, collect on disability policies and claims, and an array of other issues that are unique to professional athletes.

The Winer Law Group, P.A. represents professional athletes in matters concerning injuries, wages, workers’ compensation benefits, and protecting the athletes’ rights under the terms of their sport’s CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement.)

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