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County To Pay $20M To Settle Lawsuit Over Boy’s Brain Damage

February 5, 2013 5:37 PM CHICAGO (CBS) – The Cook County Board has approved a $20 million settlement for the family of a toddler who suffered severe brain damage after surgery at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. … Continue reading

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Chicago City Council approves $6.25M DUI settlement

December 12, 2012 (CHICAGO) — The Chicago City Council has agreed to pay $6.25 million to a man who suffered brain damage when an intoxicated city worker plowed his city truck into a crowd of pedestrians. The aldermen on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Bryan Namoff files $12 million lawsuit against D.C. United, claiming medical negligence involving career-ending concussion in 2009 MLS match

By Steven Goff Bryan Namoff, a long-serving D.C. United defender whose career was cut short by a concussion three years ago, filed a $12 million lawsuit Wednesday against the MLS club and former coach Tom Soehn, claiming they failed to … Continue reading

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Ex-punter Jim Arnold sues NFL, says he had “several concussions”

Posted by Michael David Smith on May 10, 2012, 8:56 AM EDT Two-time Pro Bowl punter Jim Arnold, who has joined the latest lawsuit against the NFL, says punters suffer brain damage in on-field collisions, too. Arnold told the Detroit … Continue reading

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SECOND Former NFL star kills himself after lifetime of depression

‘brought on by concussion during career’ – the SECOND in a year By Julian Gavaghan PUBLISHED: 05:29 EST, 23 April 2012 Ray Easterling ‘shot himself’ at home after struggling to cope with dementia The 62-year-old former Atlanta Falcons star was … Continue reading

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NFL wants suit moved to federal court

CHICAGO (AP) – An attorney for relatives of the late Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson says the NFL wants to have a wrongful-death lawsuit filed against the league moved from Cook County court to federal court. Thomas Demetrio says he’ll … Continue reading

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Mark Rypien is lead plaintiff in lawsuit against NFL over head injuries

By Nathan Fenno The Washington Times Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien has sued the NFL over “repeated traumatic injuries to his head” sustained during his 11-season career. Rypien is the lead plaintiff in a mass-tort suit filed March 23 … Continue reading

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Dave Duerson’s family sues NFL

CHICAGO — The family of former Chicago Bears player has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL over his suicide. The suit was filed Thursday in Chicago on behalf of Duerson’s children. Duerson died on Feb. 17, 2011, of a … Continue reading

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U. of Ill. OKs $16 million patient settlement

10:32 a.m. CST, November 19, 2010 The University of Illinois has agreed to pay $16.2 million to a Melrose Park man who suffered brain damage while being treated for a stroke at the school’s Chicago hospital.

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