Category Archives: Litigation

University to Host Sports Concussion Management Conference

Pacific Northwest University and Sports Medicine Advantage will host a sports concussion management conference on the morning of September 15 that will address the “evaluation and treatment of concussions, concussion pathophysiology, the legal aspects of a concussion, recovery, as well as a panel Q & A.”

Among the speakers for the conference, which starts at 8 am. and will be held at Butley-Haney Hall on the Yakima, WA-based university campus, are Dr. David Siebert from the University of Washington Huskies Sports Medicine.

To register for the conference, visit https://www.yakimamp.com/cme.asp

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Concussion Legacy Gala: A Decade of Impact Set for November 9

The Concussion Legacy Foundation has announced that its annual Gala will be held on November 9 in Boston.

The Foundation, which was founded by Dr. Robert Cantu and Dr. Chris Nowinski in 2007, will celebrate ten years of being a difference maker in the industry.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation programs that protect youth athletes by advancing the study, treatment, and prevention of the effects of brain trauma.

More details are forthcoming.

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August Issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter Is Out

Table of Contents

NIH Dissolves Tumultuous Relationship with the NFL

Washington State Supreme Court Points to Lystedt Law in Swank Ruling

More Questions Remain After CTE Study, Experts Weigh In

South Carolina High School Football Coach Jeffrey Cruce Was Allegedly Terminated for Seeking to Protect Players from Head Trauma

Six Hundred Seconds – It’s Not Enough

Concussion Protocols Often Not Followed During FIFA World Cup

Detecting Long-Term Concussion in Athletes

Recent Article Explores the Role of Ethics in State Youth Concussion Policymaking

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