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February Conussion Litigation Reporter Features Ten Important Stories

What follows is the Table of Contents for the February Concussion Litigation Reporter: February 2016, Vol. 4, No. 8 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 Hockey Fighter Derek Boogaard Runs Aground on…
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Connecticut Quarterback, State Representative Team Up to Push Concussion Litigation

House Rep. Diana Urban held a press conference recently with former starting quarterback for the UConn football team, Casey Cochran, to advocate their support of HB 6722. The bill aims to reduce the number of concussions in youth sports in Connecticut by requiring coaches to make information regarding concussions available to every child participant and his or her parent…
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DC Concussion Legislation to Protect Youth Athletes Moves Closer to Implementation

Washington DC Personal Injury Lawyer Joseph Cammarata believes the time is now to “protect the rights of injured athletes and brain injury victims.” To that end, he authored The Athletic Concussion Protection Act of 2011, which he said recently “is designed to protect athletes age 18 or younger in the District of Columbia from the risks…
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