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      RS 4:432     

  

§432.  Liability for loss of eligibility

A.  If an athlete loses his eligibility to participate in sports sanctioned by the federation or association of which the school or institution is a member, or if the school or institution is investigated or sanctioned by such federation or association as a result of any violation of the rules of the federation or association of which the school or institution is a member, the school or institution of higher education that such athlete attended shall have a cause of action, specifically including but not limited to an action of tortious interference with a contract, against such athlete, the athlete agent of such athlete, and any other parties connected with the violation.

B.  The prevailing party under a cause of action arising under Subsection A of this Section shall also have a right to collect reasonable attorney fees and court costs in addition to any other damages.

Acts 1999, No. 302, §1; Acts 2004, No. 351, §1.



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