The Hits Inside a Football Helmet

 Fascinating depiction and description of a brain inside of a skull inside of a football helmet. Read more >

City Club of Chicago Club Tackles Concussions in the NFL

 Five and a half years ago, Super Bowl champion Dave Duerson shot himself in the chest and asked that his brain be donated to Boston University's Brain Bank.  Post-Morton examination of Mr. Duerson's 50-year-old brain revealed Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).  Read more >

Ivy League Continues Efforts to Curb Concussions in College Football with New Rule


Yesterday, the Ivy League announced a new, experimental rule to move kickoffs to the 40-yard line after researched showed that kickoff returns account for 23.4 percent of concussions during games despite representing only 5.8 percent of overall plays.

 

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Are Illinois Schools Liable for Students Sports Injuries?

 It is estimated that approximately 1.35 million young people suffer from sports-related injuries each year.  Read more >

More Testing Needed on Pregnant Women Before Zofran and Other Drugs Prescribed

 Pro Publica’s investigation into Zofran usage by pregnant women is a much-needed critical examination of pharmaceutical usage during pregnancy. Read more >

Settlement in Match.com Rape Lawsuit

 Please read this in depth Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article covering a significant settlement I recently obtained on behalf of a rape victim against the internet dating site giant, Match.com.  Read more >

A Look Inside Bill Gibbs’ Sporting Judgment Column: Concussions & CTE Link

 I recently became a columnist at the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in the Sporting Judgment section of the paper. Read more >

Brandi Chastain’s Brave Decision to Donate her Brain to Concussion & C.T.E. Research

 I applaud Brandi Chastain’s decision to donate her brain to C.T.E. research at Boston University. Read more >

ESPN on NHL, Concussions and Player Lawsuits

 Read ESPN's new story about the NHL concussion litigation and the interview with our client Dennis Vaske.  Senior ESPN reporter Scott Burnside did a great job in his story on the litigation against the NHL stemming from players’ head injuries.   Read more >

Concussions and the Tragic Risk of Suicide

 Earlier this week, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published findings of an increased risk of suicide in individuals who suffer concussions. Read more >