- Ivy League Continues Efforts to Curb Concussions in College Football with New Rule
- Are Illinois Schools Liable for Students Sports Injuries?
- More Testing Needed on Pregnant Women Before Zofran and Other Drugs Prescribed
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.
It is estimated that approximately 1.35 million young people suffer from sports-related injuries each year. Read more >
Pro Publica’s investigation into Zofran usage by pregnant women is a much-needed critical examination of pharmaceutical usage during pregnancy. Read more >
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 >
I recently became a columnist at the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in the Sporting Judgment section of the paper. Read more >
I applaud Brandi Chastain’s decision to donate her brain to C.T.E. research at Boston University. Read more >
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 >
Earlier this week, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published findings of an increased risk of suicide in individuals who suffer concussions. Read more >
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.
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 >