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Protecting Fans at Sporting Events - Just how far must you go to keep attendees safe?

One of the most important, though often overlooked, aspects of every professional sporting event is ensuring that the ballpark, arena or stadium is a safe part of the fan experience. This article explores the recent shift in legal rules governing fan safety.

Brian R. Socolow is a partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP. He represents organizations in the sports industry and other businesses.  He is based out of the New York office and can be reached at  

This article was first printed in the December/January 2008 edition of Facility Manager Magazine. Permission for article reprint has been granted.