Concussion Injuries

With the New Football Season, Parents Need to Watch for Serious Head Injuries

With the New Football Season, Parents Need to Watch for Serious Head Injuries With youth tackle football starting and professional football players starting the regular season this week, people need to watch out for head injuries. If the proper steps are not taken to prevent a head injury from happening, people can be injured, and […]

A New Device Could Reduce the Need for CT Scans when Diagnosing TBIs

A New Device Could Reduce the Need for CT Scans when Diagnosing TBIs According to the Centers for Disease Control, around 138 people die in the United States every day due to some type of Traumatic Brain injury (TBI). When diagnosing brain injuries, people have to get Computed Tomography (CT) scans, exposing them to radiation […]

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, […]

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