NFL Concussion Litigation

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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