Concussion Injuries

GPW Trying First NCAA ALS Case

GPW Trying First NCAA ALS Case The first lawsuit dealing with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and collegiate football is being tried by Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. attorney Jason Luckasevic. He is representing a former firefighter who played football for five seasons at the California University of Pennsylvania in Washington, PA from 1999-2003. While there, […]

Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. Representing Former NCAA Football Player Diagnosed with ALS

Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. Representing Former NCAA Football Player Diagnosed with ALS Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. is involved in a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The case is headed to trial and will have a September trial date. Charles Schretzman, a former football middle linebacker, is taking legal action against […]

What to do After Receiving a Concussion

What to do After Receiving a Concussion Concussions are inevitable with physical activities like sports. There are techniques and tricks to help reduce the chance of getting a concussion, but there is not a guaranteed way to stop concussions from happening, except for not playing sports altogether. Once someone sustains a concussion, he or she […]

Concussions in the NCAA

Concussions in the NCAA Before the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was created, many kids were becoming seriously injured while playing football for different schools. According to a 1905 article in the Washington Post, 45 young men died from game inflicted injuries in a five year span. Another tragedy occurred when a Union College halfback […]

How the NFL Concussion Litigation Started

How the NFL Concussion Litigation Started Concussions and repeated blows to the head have been problematic for National Football League (NFL) players for a long time. When players lead with their heads, concussions and head injuries are bound to happen. Mike Webster, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, exhibited symptoms after receiving many head injuries including depression, […]

Post-Mortem CTE Found in 87 Percent of Former Football Players

Post-Mortem CTE Found in 87 Percent of Former Football Players Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is known by many names, including punch-drunk syndrome and dementia pugilistica (DP), but the definition remains the same. It’s a type of neurodegenerative disease or dementia caused by repeated concussive or sub-concussive blows. For years, former players in the National Football […]

Goldberg Persky & White, PC Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award

Goldberg Persky & White, PC Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award Goldberg Persky & White, PC named 2015 Litigator Award Winner™. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for:  Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Medical Malpractice and Brain Injury Litigation. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 14, 2016 Goldberg Persky & White, PC, a trial […]

Goldberg Persky & White, PC Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award

Goldberg Persky & White, PC Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award Goldberg Persky & White, PC named 2015 Litigator Award Winner™. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for:  Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Medical Malpractice and Brain Injury Litigation. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 14, 2016 Goldberg Persky & White, PC, a trial […]

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