Devlin Comments on Workplace Legal Issues for Golf Courses

Devlin Comments on Workplace Legal Issues for Golf Courses

"Bad Bounces: Course Operators Frequently Grapple with the Question of Who's Liable for Golfers Hit by Errant Balls", Golf Business Magazine

October 15, 2007

In this article, Cathleen M. Devlin, a Partner in the Litigation Department and a member of the Firm's Golf Practice Group, shares advice on how golf course owners and operators can minimize the risk of maintenance workers and other course employees being struck and injured by errant golf shots. Incorporating safety procedures into employee training manuals, communicating safety awareness to golfers, and even requiring protective helmets for on-course employees are among the measures discussed by Ms. Devlin to address this increasingly prevalent problem.