NFL Concussion Litigation

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 […]

‘Concussion’ movie is the result of the NFL concussion litigation

‘Concussion’ movie is the result of the NFL concussion litigation This Friday, ‘Concussion’ is premiering nationwide. The film, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu, details Dr. Omalu’s discovery in the brain of former Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Webster that eventually led to the NFL concussion litigation. Despite the massive scale of the case, it hits home […]

Ex-Viking Fred McNeill, client and hero, loses his battle with dementia at 63

Ex-Viking Fred McNeill, client and hero, loses his battle with dementia at 63 Earlier this month, professional football lost another player to the devastating effects of brain injury. Fred McNeill died last Monday at age 63 due to complications stemming from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease). During his time in […]

How Jason Luckasevic’s crusade against concussions is making a difference

How Jason Luckasevic’s crusade against concussions is making a difference To be a pioneer means to be the first to recognize a problem or situation and work to develop a solution. Often mocked and misunderstood, pioneers face an uphill battle to prove the worth of what they’re trying to accomplish. At Goldberg, Persky & White, […]

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