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ImPACT Selected by New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to Support Head Injury Prevention Program

ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT® test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, has announced a partnership with New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR), provider of property and casualty insurance programs for New York State public schools and Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), to introduce “a comprehensive” Head Injury Prevention Program. The Head Injury Prevention…
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ASTM International Standardizes Headgear for Women’s Lacrosse

ASTM International published today a standard for protective headgear for women’s lacrosse players. Experts from the lacrosse community, the medical field, the biomechanics industry and product testing laboratories collaborated on the standard (F3137, Specification for Headgear Used in Women’s Lacrosse). Ann Carpenetti, vice president of US Lacrosse Operations, says, “This may be a benchmark moment…
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Court Weighs Recklessness Standard in Concussion Case involving School District and Coach

(Editor’s note: When the July issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter hits on Monday, the following case summary, summarized here, will be featured in its totality.) A state court has delivered a small victory to a former high school field hockey player, who sued her coach and the school after the defendants allegedly mishandled a concussion…
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