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Blog Posts in June, 2014

  • NFL Agrees to Remove $675 Million Cap in Concussion Lawsuit

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 30-Jun-2014

    By: Joseph Cammarata On Wednesday June 25, the National Football League agreed to remove the $675 million cap on a settlement fund for concussion lawsuits brought by former players. This would allow for an unlimited award fund to compensate as many as 20,000 retired NFL athletes suffering from concussion-related conditions. Although there has been a great deal of publicity on the proposed NFL ...
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  • Partner Joseph Cammarata to Moderate U.S. Senate Briefing on Concussion Risks

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 24-Jun-2014

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is pleased to announce that Partner Joseph Cammarata will be moderating a briefing for the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on the long-term effects of sports-related concussions. The briefing will be held on Wednesday, June 25 th from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, on the Senate side. The Senate Special Committee on Aging ...
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  • Who Are the Victims of the GM Cover Up?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 23-Jun-2014

    Over the next few weeks, we would like to bring you the stories of GM's victims. They range from teenagers to grandmothers, and each story is as unique and heartbreaking as the next. Through understanding the story of each victim, we will have a clearer picture of the scope of GM's cover up. We will start with Shara Lynn Towne. She was a 37 year old mother of five. In July 2004 Shara was ...
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  • Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. - An Accomplished Brain Injury Firm

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 18-Jun-2014

    More Americans have become aware of the risks associated with traumatic brain injuries – not only during accidents, but also in the sports so many of us, and our children, love to play. If you watch the news, you've probably noticed that concussions – which are traumatic brain injuries – have been getting a lot of press. The NFL concussion lawsuit has been followed closely, ...
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  • How Will Self-Driving Cars Change Our Roads?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 13-Jun-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel At the end of May, Google announced that it is now building fully autonomous cars. Previously Google used existing cars, such as the Prius, and incorporated radar and laser sensors to create a self-driving vehicle. These test vehicles required human intervention to be fully operational. Now, Google has created a fully autonomous small electric car, which fits two passengers. ...
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  • Youth Football is Changing Even in its Most Dedicated Communities

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 9-Jun-2014

    By: Ashley Page Marshall, Texas is a quintessential football town. Dedicated to all of its teams no matter the age group. It was even featured in the novel Friday Night Lights 25 years ago, but its school board has just unanimously voted to dissolve its tackle football program for 7 th graders in favor of a flag football program. Not only was there no resistance from the school board, but even the ...
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  • Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is pleased to announce that Partner Joseph Cammarata was recently featured on several media outlets to share his thoughts on President Obama's Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House. Attorney Cammarata is President of the Brain Injury Association of Washington, DC and has also drafted the Athletic Concussion Protection ...
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