General Electric Joins Forces with N.F.L. in Effort to Detect Brain Injuries

The N.F.L. has been plagued by a rash of litigation involving thousands of former players alleging that the N.F.L. knew of connection between head injuries sustained on the field and long-term cognitive impairment. In response, the N.F.L has altered rules and fined and suspended players who hit opponents in the head. The N.F.L. has also…

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Athletes, Coaches, Parents-New Tool in the War Against Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury can result in a degenerative brain disease known as  Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). We have written extensively on this site about the state of research and law aimed at the prevention, treatment and advocacy for victims of this debilitating condition.(see myaccidentlaw.com/blog keyword, brain injury, concussions, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy). Most victims of serious…

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Aluminum Baseball Bat Responsible for Wrongful Death of Player

Aluminum Baseball Bat Causes Brain Injuries Leading to Wrongful Death of 18 year old player: For over 25 years in our Chicago and South Chicago personal injury and worker’s injury practice we have advocated for the victims of negligent and reckless accidents and Volpe was surprised to see that event the gentler All American past-time of baseball…

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