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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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  • U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to NFL Settlement
    U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to NFL Settlement

    By: Allan M. Siegel The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that it will not consider challenges to the concussion settlement between the National Football League and over 20,000 former athletes. The Supreme ...

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