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Additional NCAA TBI Lawsuits Filed by Former College Athletes

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) faces more lawsuits, alleging it failed to protect athletes from brain injuries while they played football. Included in the new lawsuits is a proposed class action, filed by a former player for Wilkes University, and a lawsuit filed by a former Notre Dame player. [...]

By | 2019-03-08T17:15:03+00:00 February 28th, 2019|TBI News|

NJ Devils Mike Peluso TBI Lawsuit Blames Team, Doctors for Brain Injury

The National Hockey League (NHL) is no stranger to traumatic brain injury lawsuits, having recently settled hundreds of them, but a new lawsuit filed by a former player puts the blame for his brain injuries in the hands of his team and its doctors. Mike Peluso, a former forward for [...]

By | 2019-02-21T14:53:17+00:00 January 9th, 2019|TBI News|

New NCAA Brain Injury Lawsuit Filed

As more information links brain injuries to certain professional sports, including football, hockey, and soccer, more concussion lawsuits are being filed by former athletes who allege that people who should have protected them, or at least warned them about those risks, failed to do so. The NFL, NHL and NCAA [...]

By | 2019-01-08T12:04:39+00:00 December 11th, 2018|TBI News|

NHL Concussion Settlement Announced

The NHL has reportedly reached a settlement with players who alleged they suffered severe, life-changing brain injuries while playing for the hockey league and further claimed the league did not do enough to protect them from harm. The lawsuit is purportedly worth around $19 million, much less costly than an [...]

By | 2019-02-21T13:49:07+00:00 November 14th, 2018|TBI News|

Young Athlete Dies from Football-Related Traumatic Brain Injury

A young athlete from Georgia has died after a football-related traumatic brain injury during a game on Sept. 28. Officials say there was no indication that he was seriously injured until partway through the third quarter when he lost consciousness. The death highlights how even seemingly minor incidents can have [...]

By | 2019-01-05T11:57:54+00:00 October 15th, 2018|TBI News|

NCAA Brain Injury Lawsuits Filed by Grieving Families

Four grieving families have filed lawsuits against the NCAA, alleging the organization is responsible for the death of their loved ones. The lawsuits argue that repeated concussions and head injuries caused long-term brain disease that led to the former players' deaths. The lawsuits once again bring to the forefront the [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:17:35+00:00 August 29th, 2018|TBI News|

Will the NHL Concussion Lawsuit Become a Class Action?

A crucial decision looms in a lawsuit filed by former players against the National Hockey League (NHL). The players allege that the league knew about the long-term brain injuries that can result from playing hockey but took no action to warn players about nor prevent those injuries. The decision—whether the [...]

By | 2018-07-06T16:42:08+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|TBI News|

Father Files Football Helmet TBI Lawsuit

The father of a 22-year-old who was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has filed a lawsuit against athletic companies who make football helmets. The brain injury helmet lawsuit alleges both Riddell and the owner of Schutt Sports, as well as other manufacturers knew back in 2000 that head impacts [...]

By | 2018-06-13T14:59:58+00:00 June 8th, 2018|TBI News|

Near Drowning at Universal Theme Park Leads to Brain Injury Lawsuit

The father of a 13-year-old girl who suffered injuries on a ride at Universal's Volcano Bay water park filed a lawsuit against the company for their role in the incident. The teenage girl sustained a head injury in August 2017 after being knocked from a raft on the ride and then [...]

By | 2018-06-14T13:28:50+00:00 May 15th, 2018|TBI News|

School District to Pay $7.1 Million Over High School Athlete Concussion

Rashaun Council and his family will receive some compensation for the terrifying and tragic events that unfolded when Council played football for Monte Vista High School as a freshman. Council, then 14 years old, suffered a concussion during a game in 2013, but coaches failed to recognize the traumatic brain injury [...]

By | 2018-04-16T14:14:58+00:00 April 6th, 2018|TBI News|