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Lawyer Elected Chairwoman Brain Injury Association of America

Shana De Caro, a partner in the New York personal injury law firm, De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, has been elected as chairwoman of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) for 2021. De Caro has advocated on behalf of individuals and their families following a traumatic or acquired brain injury for over 35 years,…
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$2.9 million NIH grant will help IU researcher expand work on subconcussive impacts

Every year, nearly 2.5 million U.S. high school athletes participate in contact sports. Each of these athletes sustains an average of 650 subconcussive head impacts in a single season, hits that can negatively affect brain health. A $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help researchers at Indiana University determine whether, and…
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San Francisco Giants Outfielder’s Concussion Lawsuit Raises Legal Questions About Stadium Liability – Again

By Eugene Egdorf, Senior Counsel, Shrader Associates On April 24, 2018 San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Mac Williamson found himself tracking down a routine fly ball that was moving toward foul territory. Unfortunately for Williamson, he lost his balance, tripped over the bullpen mound, and crashed headfirst into the outfield wall. Williamson suffered serious concussion symptoms.…
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