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Holland & Knight Attorneys Examine ‘An Ordinance Creating a College Athlete Head Injury Gameday Safety Protocol’
Two Boston attorneys from the law firm of Holland & Knight, David J. Santeusanio and Miriam McKendall, have examined that city’s “Ordinance Creating a College Athlete Head Injury Gameday Safety Protocol.”
What follows is a passage from the article, which also examines other aspects of student-athlete rights in Boston:
“The Gameday Safety Ordinance applies to any four-year college or university that maintains an intercollegiate athletic program (regardless of domicile) that participates in an NCAA athletic event located in any part of the city of Boston. Section 4 of the Gameday Safety Ordinance provides that:
To see the full article, visit: http://www.hklaw.com/publications/boston-ordinances-proposed-to-address-student-athlete-safety-and-scholarships-10-15-2014/
Concussion research is often stymied by high costs and difficulty in recruiting patients. SLI is launching a new registry to assist researchers across America recruit patients more cost-effectively for studies on concussion and CTE.
“Everyone qualifies – we need former athletes with concussions and CTE symptoms, but we also need healthy controls,” according to SLI. “If you care about solving the concussion crisis, sign up today! Members of the registry will periodically receive emails with currently enrolling studies.”
Some of our currently enrolling studies include:
- LEGEND study at BU
- VICTORS study at NYU (New York City) & ICO (Chicago)
- Brain Donation Registry for the VA-BU-SLI Brain Bank
Click here to register today!
Dutch Gold Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DGRI) (http://dutchgoldinc.com) has announced that it has developed treatment protocols for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) using Cannabidiol (CBD). The company will begin offering certification programs for physicians, athletic trainers, and other healthcare professionals on December 4, 2014.