Tag Archives: CTE

VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank Finds CTE in Four Former Junior Hockey Players

Dr. Ann McKee and her team at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank have diagnosed four former junior hockey players with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the past two years. None of the four players advanced to the National Hockey League and all died before the age of 30.

“We are focusing on hockey now,” Dr. McKee said in an interview with TSN. “We’re really trying to put together our experience… We’re hoping hockey is not as high a risk as football where there are more impacts every game in a more predictable fashion, but [CTE prevalence] could be just as high in hockey.”

The story is here: http://www.tsn.ca/four-junior-hockey-players-diagnosed-with-cte-researcher-says-1.730445

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Table of Contents for the April Issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter

April 2017, Vol. 5, No. 10

Timely reporting on developments and legal strategies at the intersection of sports and concussions—articles that benefit practicing attorneys who may be pursuing a claim or defending a client.

Articles

New Study Strengthens Calls for Further Investigation into CTE Links with Soccer.

Appeals Court: Use of Oklahoma Drill May Have Been Gross Negligence

Discussion on NCAA and Concussions Steals the Show at Harvard Law School Symposium

Appeals Court: What Coaches Don’t Know About a History of Concussion Cannot Hurt Them

Soccer Goalie Alleges Team Failed to Hold Him out of Practice After Suffering Concussion, Exacerbating Symptoms

BIAPA Executive Talks About Role of Organization and Membership’s Biggest Concerns

Concussion in Sport: Liability of Governing Bodies

Senate Bill 12 – An Analysis

NFLPA Assails Possible Change in Worker’s Comp Law in Illinois

Attorney Weighs in on Change to Workers’ Comp Law for Professional Athletes

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Table of Contents for the March 2017 Issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter

March 2017, Vol. 5, No. 9

Timely reporting on developments and legal strategies at the intersection of sports and concussions—articles that benefit practicing attorneys who may be pursuing a claim or defending a client.

Articles

Concussion Lawsuit Puts Focus on Tracking Concussed Athletes After They Leave the Playing Field and Engage in Other School Activities; Experts Weigh In

New York State Attorney General Goes After Company that Allegedly Scammed Concussion Victims

Court Denies NFL’s Statute of Limitations Argument in Concussion Case Involving Player from the 1950s

Attorney: Connecticut Concussion Bill Falls Short

Diagnosing a Sports Concussion Remains a Vexing Challenge

Former High School Football Player Sues School District, Others Over Alleged Failure to Follow Concussion Protocol

NHL’s Subpoena Regarding CTE: Valid Production Request or Invasion of Privacy?

Women May Be at Higher Risk for Sports-Related Concussion Than Men

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