High School Football Star In Coma From Head Injury

It’s football season here in Philadelphia and across the nation, but it’s not all drills, touchdowns, and the thrill of victory. Philadelphia residents may be interested in this recent incident of a Chicago high school star’s traumatic brain injury (TBI). It’s a prospect that every player, parent and coach dreads. Lane Tech, a college prep […]

So Far Nhlers Not Following Suit In Wake Of Nfl Settlement

This summer, the National Football League agreed to pay $765 million to thousands of former players who suffered concussion-related injuries during their tenure with the league. The lawsuits alleged that NFL officials knew that repeat concussions could lead to serious brain injuries but did nothing to protect the players. Now, the Philadelphia personal injury lawyer […]

Retired Nfl Players Reach Settlement With League

As you may have heard, the lawsuits filed by more than 4,500 former professional football players against the National Football League settled for a reported $765 million late last month. In July, a Philadelphia federal judge ordered the parties to attend mediation in effort to settle the lawsuits over concussion-related brain injuries. The retired players […]

Paying For Rehab Common Obstacle For Brain Injury Patients

Car accidents, sports injuries and other mishaps cause approxmiately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries per year in the United States. Roughly 90,000 of these result in permanent brain damage, forever impacting the accident victim’s life. The good news is that there are many forms of treatment available today for brain injuries, including specialized rehabilitation centers […]

Nfl Brain Injury Lawsuits Ordered To Mediation

Last month, a Philadelphia federal judge surprised many when she ordered former professional football players and the National Football League to attend mediation in the lawsuits over concussion-related brain injuries. The lawsuit involves more than 4,000 former players who say that NFL knew of the dangers but failed to protect them from sustaining serious brain […]

Could Lawsuits Against Nhl Follow Those Against Nfl

Thousands of personal injury lawsuits filed by former professional football players and their families against the National Football League have been consolidated in a Philadelphia federal court. The lawsuits accuse the league of knowingly exposing the players to serious brain injuries caused by repeated blows to the head. A similar lawsuit was recently filed against […]

Ncaa Taking Action To Prevent Brain Injuries

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few years, you have heard about the thousands of lawsuits that are currently pending against the National Football League. In the lawsuits, former players acuse the league of covering up the dangers posed by multiple concussions, and they say they now suffer brain injuries […]

Ex Nfl Players May Test New Brain Injury Treatment

According to reports, the National Football League Alumni Association is working with a medical company to develop a possible treatment for traumatic brain injuries. If all goes as planned, the treatment will be tested on retired NFL football players, many of whom have suffered brain damage because of repetitive concussions on the field. The treatment […]

Former Pro Athletes Urge People To Take Head Injuries Seriously

A former All-Pro running back for the Philadelphia Eagles says he is suffers from short-term memory loss. While one might think this would be a player from the 70s or 80s, the player is actually only 33-years-old and played for the Eagles up until last year when his brain injury forced him to retire early. […]

Oral Arguments Scheduled In Philadelphia Nfl Lawsuits

According to reports, a Philadelphia judge will begin hearing oral arguments in the NFL brain injuries lawsuits in approximately two months. The judge set a hearing for April 9 to consider requests by the NFL to have the lawsuits dismissed. In the lawsuits, former NFL players allege that they have developed or are at risk […]