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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.  

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.  A degenerating brain attempting to cope with an addiction to pain pills, as we’ve seen in the case of Derek Boogaard and others whom Corboy & Demetrio is representing in lawsuits against the NHL, is a potentially deadly endeavor.  Read today’s New York Times coverage of Sash’s death:

 NYT Story on Tyler Sash

  

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    William T. Gibbs is a partner at the Chicago personal injury and medical malpractice law firm of Corboy & Demetrio and concentrates his practice on cases arising from railroad negligence, automobile collisions, participation in ...

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