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The September issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter features many great stories. But one in particular may strike a nerve. Steven E. Pachman, Esq., Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads and Kimberly L. Sachs, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law co-wrote an article entitled “Second Impact Syndrome: Diagnosis versus Myth.”
Other stories in the issue include:
Appeals Court Grants Relief to Riddell in Coverage Action
Jury Awards Concussed Softball Player $1.1 Million
Court Filing Urges Helmet Requirements to Protect Women Lacrosse Players
New Study Suggests Brain is in Recovery Mode Long After Athletes Have Been Cleared to Return to Play
The Golden State’s Golden Payouts No Longer Available to All Retired Athletes
Insurance Company and Conference Reportedly Settle Coverage Question
Letters of Protection, Deferred Medical Payments, and the Law
Attorney Assails CTE Study, Praises the Benefits of ‘Combat’ Sports
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
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.