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CLE @ PNC PARK – Sports Concussion Litigation

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Sports Lawyers Association are hosting a 3 hour crash course on concussion litigation on April 29, starting at 3 p.m., at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The presentation will cover the anatomy of a concussion by a medical doctor and lessons from an attorney that filed the first lawsuits on…
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NHL Wants Independent Medical Examination of Former Players

By Joseph M. Hanna, of Goldberg Segalla In a Minnesota federal court on Monday, February 29, 2016, the National Hockey League filed a motion to compel the medical examinations of some of the former players in the concussion MDL suit currently sitting against the league. The NHL argues that in cases of this nature, i.e.,…
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UT Southwestern Launches Concussion Registry to Study Brain Injuries

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Texas Institute for Brain Injury and Repair (TIBIR) has initiated one of the nation’s first concussion registries for student athletes and others aimed at improving treatment for this all-too-common sports injury. The registry, called CON-TEX, is designed to capture comprehensive, longitudinal data on individuals age 5 and over who have suffered…
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