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Randy Appleton

Washington DC Metro Sued for $50 Million in Head Injury Case

A Williams & Connolly senior attorney in Washington DC has sued the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority for $50 million, stemming from a Metro station head injury that he claims left him unable to work.  The attorney claims that he […]

Randy Appleton

Rock-Throwing Suspect Charged in Brain Injury Case

The man in Austin TX who has been of accused of trying to injure or kill people by throwing rocks at moving vehicles on I-35 is facing a charge of aggravated assault in a case that left a man in […]

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Little-Known Complication of Brain Injury Leads to Uncontrollable Crying and Laughing

Awareness of long-term concussion complications has grown exponentially over the past five years. The discovery of the Alzheimer’s disease-like degenerative neurological condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, among NFL players who sustained multiple concussions during their careers resulted […]

Jim Lewis

Concussion Litigation Picks Up Against National Hockey League

As the ongoing concussion litigation battle between the NFL and thousands of its former players continues to experience upheaval, another professional sports league is finding itself in an increasingly similar predicament. The New York Times revealed earlier last week that […]

Rick Shapiro

NFL Brain Injury Settlement May Be in Jeopardy

A much anticipated 765 million dollar concussion settlement between the NFL and retired players was denied by federal judge Anita Brody, citing skepticism about the setlement amount and its ability to pay for victims’ injuries over their projected lifetime. “It […]

Mark Favaloro

Pediatric Group Says Some Concussions Could Require Time Away From School

Though it is now widely understood that any student athlete who suffers a head injury should be kept off the playing field until a doctor has cleared them to return, it was never investigated whether the same logic should apply […]

Randy Appleton

Trampoline Park Injuries Raise Concerns Among Safety Experts

Given the recent surge in the popularity of trampoline parks and a corresponding rise in serious injuries, some doctors and safety experts are calling on legislators to pass laws to protect children from suffering potentially life-altering harm. According to a […]

Rick Shapiro

NFL Tackling Issue of Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Baseball may be called America’s favorite pastime, but football may in reality be more popular. Other than the presidential debates, professional football games were the top 16 shows viewed…

Mark Favaloro

Recent Rise in Concussion Litigation Impacts Amateurs and Pros Alike

It will come as welcome news to many parents that as Norfolk, Virginia high school football season begins in earnest, the dangers associated with head injuries are increasingly prominent. The new…

Jim Lewis

Police Recruit in Norfolk, VA Treated for Head Injury

A police recruit in Norfolk, Virginia (VA), was knocked down during a training session and had to be taken to the hospital, according to the Virginian-Pilot. Doctors diagnosed the recruit with a…