This Comment examines the Ohio Workers' Compensation Act 25 and its applicability to scholarship-athletes. Part I discusses the failure of the NCAA and its universities to adopt an insurance program capable of providing effective coverage to scholarship-athletes. Part II provides a general overview of workers' compensation and discusses the major cases which either support or negate the applicability of workers' compensation to scholarship-athletes. Part III examines Ohio Revised Code section 4123.01 and how it can be interpreted to include scholarship-athletes within its scope, as well as discussing the public policy implications of incorporating scholarship students with this section.
Woodburn, David W.
"College Athletes Should Be Entitled to Workers' Compensation for Sports-Related Injuries: A Request to Broaden the Definition of Employee Under Ohio Revised Code Section 4123.01,"
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