Category Archives: Litigation
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.
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
Here’s the table of contents of the July 2017 (Vol. 6, No. 1) issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter, which features timely reporting on developments and legal strategies at the intersection of sports and concussions.
- Fourth Circuit Affirms Lower Court Ruling, Finding NFL’s Post-Retirement Disability Apparatus Failed Ex-Player
- Court Dismisses Concussion Lawsuit Against Coach as Her Inexperience Works in Her Favor
- Boogaard Ruling Blurs NHL Liability in Head-Injury Suits
- Negligence or Assumption of Risk? The Case of Rugby Player George North
- A Boxing Tragedy: The Prichard Colon Case
- Bylaw Giving Teeth to Physicians and Athletic Trainers in Return-to-Play Decisions Set to Kick Off for Division II and III
- Head Impact Exposure Increases as Youth Football Players Get Older, Bigger
- Magistrate Recommends That Some of Omnibus Claim From Mother and Her Concussed Daughter Can Continue
- Looking in all the Wrong Places: The Tragic Death of Aaron Hernandez