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  • New Study: Concussions Linked to Higher Risks for Mental Health Issues
    New Study: Concussions Linked to Higher Risks for Mental Health Issues

    By: Allan M. Siegel While many people are aware, to some degree, that brain injuries can cause serious physical symptoms – from loss of consciousness, vomiting, nausea, and ringing in the ears to ...

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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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  • CSCS Celebrates Brain Injury Awareness Month 2019
    CSCS Celebrates Brain Injury Awareness Month 2019

    By: Allan M. Siegel March is Brain Injury Awareness month, and Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is proud to be part of the Brain Injury Association of America’s continued efforts to engage ...

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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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  • California Jury Orders Caltrans, City of LA to Pay $9.1M to Bicyclist Left with Brain Damage After Crash
    California Jury Orders Caltrans, City of LA to Pay $9.1M to Bicyclist Left with Brain Damage After Crash

    By: Allan M. Siegel Earlier this month, a California jury sided with a seriously injured cyclist by awarding him $9.1 million in compensation for damages sustained after he crashed while attempting to ...

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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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