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CLF co-founders react to concerning new study data: “Who will protect the brains of college football players?”

CLF’s co-founders Christopher Nowinski, Ph.D. and Robert Cantu, M.D. have advocated for more than a decade that the best way to reduce the negative outcomes of brain trauma in football is to reduce hitting in practice. A new study published this week in JAMA Neurology found that 72% of concussions in college football over 5…
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Seven Stories to Read in the November Issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter

The latest issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter includes seven articles. Check out the Table of Contents below: November 2020, Vol. 9, No. 5 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 Litigation Roundup…
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Former NFL linebacker sued for $15 million for tackling 16-year-old player

(Editor’s Note: What follows is an excerpt of one of eight articles that appeared in the October issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter. Please consider subscribing to see the full article, exclusively written for CLR, and seven others like it by going here.) By Jon Heshka, Associate Professor at Thompson Rivers University An assistant coach for…
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