Category Archives: lawsuit

February .16 .2015

Parents Sue Youth Football League for Son’s Death

Joseph Chernach, committed suicide in 2012 at the age of 25 as a result of depression caused by chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).  He played organized tackle football in a Wisconsin-Michigan...
December .5 .2013

Has the NHL done enough to protect the brains of former players?

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the NHL alleging that the league has not done enough to protect players from concussions. The lawsuit was filed last week in Washington and now includes...
September .11 .2013

Concussion Lawsuits Filed Against NCAA

Three former college athletes have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA. They say the league failed to educate football players about the risks of head injuries. In addition to financial compensation,...
September .6 .2013

NFL Settles Concussion Lawsuits for 'Pocket Change'

The NFL has struck a $765 million deal with the 18,000 ex-players suing the league over concussion-related brain injuries. It's "pocket change" for the league, says NFL retiree Brent Boyd, an...
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