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NHL faces 2nd concussion lawsuit, which claims that Gordie Howe died in 2009

By Greg Wyshynski The NHL was hit with a second concussion suit on Thursday, a major class action lawsuit just filed in US District Court (Southern New York) involving nine former players: Dan LaCouture, Dan Keczmer, Jack Carlson, Richard Brennan, … Continue reading

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DuPage brain-injury lawsuit settled for $5.1 million

By Josh Stockinger An Orland Park man whose brain-injury lawsuit hinged on medical research conducted on NFL players has settled the case in DuPage County for $5.1 million, his attorney said Friday. Willie Wakefield, 56, sued after a pile of … 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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The dangers of concussion in the young

HOUSE CALL: The dangers of concussion in the young Dr. Hunt Batjer serves as chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Posted December 12, 2011 at 9:28 p.m. SAN ANGELO, Texas … Continue reading

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