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 >

Steven Payne, the NHL and CTE

 Steve Payne joins fellow NHL players, like Derek Boogaard and Steve Montador, struggling with the effects of heavy hits taken during his hockey career.  Corboy & Demetrio represents both the Boogaard and Montador Estates in litigation against the NHL. 

                                 AP Story on Steven Payne

Tyler Sash's Death: Another Example of What Repetitive Trauma in Sports Causes

 Tyler Sash, 27, was one year younger than NHL player, Derek Boogaard, 28, at the time of his death.  The discovery of CTE in Tyler Sash' brain serves as yet another example of the reality that repetitive trauma in professional sports can cause devastating brain degeneration.   Read more >

Wrestling and the Danger of Concussions

 The Chicago Tribune’s story on wrestling and concussions will, hopefully, shed light on this dangerous and often overlooked sport when it comes to brain injuries suffered by wrestlers, from middle school participants to college athletes. Read more >

New NHL Concussion Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Steve Montador Family

 Our firm recently filed a new NHL concussion lawsuit on behalf of Steve Montador’s family that is receiving international media coverage.  Watch my interview on WGN-TV. Read more >

Railroads Getting More Time for Positive Train Control an Outrage

 In 2005, a METRA train derailed in Chicago, costing two young women their lives and causing catastrophic injuries to others.  At the time, Corboy & Demetrio advocated for Positive Train Control on all passenger trains as an appropriate redundancy measure to prevent derailments. Read more >

When in Doubt, Sit Out

 Tragedy struck a CPS high school Thursday when one of its football player collapsed after his game. He died Friday. Saturday, the Cook County medical examiner's office identified the cause of death as blunt force injuries to the head suffered while playing football.  Read more >