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  • CDC: Sports, Rec TBI Send Over 280K Children to ER Each Year
    CDC: Sports, Rec TBI Send Over 280K Children to ER Each Year

    By: Allan M. Siegel Today, there’s little secret about the risks of head injuries in contact sports and other forms of recreational activity. Major cases and studies, including the landmark $1 billion ...

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  • Family of Pro Football Star Junior Seau Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit with NFL
    Family of Pro Football Star Junior Seau Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit with NFL

    By: Allan M. Siegel Earlier this month, on October 5, 2018, the family of pro football star Junior Seau reached a settlement agreement in a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL. Seau, a Hall of ...

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  • NFL Pays Out Over $500 Million in Claims in Concussion Settlement
    NFL Pays Out Over $500 Million in Claims in Concussion Settlement

    By: Allan M. Siegel In late July, the special master overseeing the National Football League’s concussion settlement announced that just over a half a billion dollars in claims have been paid out to ...

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  • NCAA Concussion Trial Could Mean Big Changes for Collegiate Football
    NCAA Concussion Trial Could Mean Big Changes for Collegiate Football

    By: Allan M. Siegel It has been over a year since a landmark $1 billion settlement was finalized between the National Football League (NFL) and thousands of former players and families who sought ...

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  • Researchers Find Shocking But Expected Results in Brain Study: 99% of Former NFL Players Had CTE
    Researchers Find Shocking But Expected Results in Brain Study: 99% of Former NFL Players Had CTE

    By: Joseph Cammarata Following years of litigation and ongoing research, the full scope of brain injury risks faced by professional football players is becoming clearer – and the new evidence is ...

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  • Virginia Tech Researchers Revolutionize Sports Safety Helmets
    Virginia Tech Researchers Revolutionize Sports Safety Helmets

    By: Allan M. Siegel Traumatic brain injuries are known for their serious and often life-altering impact on victims, especially athletes who play sports where impacts to the head are a common part of ...

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