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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, 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.  

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.

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.

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. 

The Multidistrict Litigation Plaintiff’s Executive Committee recently added more players to the class action lawsuit filed on behalf of former and deceased professional hockey players against the NHL stemming from concussive injuries.

In the wake of the Amtrak crash near Philadelphia, the National Transportation Safety Board made this admonition:  “We know that a properly installed and functional Positive Train Control, or PTC, would have prevented this accident,” said NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart. 

Terry is a very hard working lady. She is about 71 years old; never married; and works two jobs to get through the recent hard economy.  She will make it.

The fact that the Quebec Provincial Police are serving a search warrant in the United States points out the breadth of the investigation into the causes of the Lac-Megantic incident.

Often, during the hellish pace of the day, we need a haven to decompress.  My spot is St. Peter's Church on Madison.  Regardless of what I am going through, a few moments alone, praying or just reflecting on the real priorities of life, will allow me to finish day focused and refreshed.

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