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Court Denies USA Taekwondo Motion to Dismiss Concussion Suit

(Editor’s Note: The following appeared in Concussion Litigation Reporter.) A federal judge from the Northern District of Ohio has denied USA Taekwondo Inc.’s motion to dismiss a negligence lawsuit brought by a former Olympic hopeful, who suffered a concussion when he was kicked in the head at a USAT training camp and, allegedly, was pressured…
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NFL and Premier League Discuss Player Health and Safety, Issue Statement

The National Football League (NFL) and the Premier League held a joint medical conference in London today to discuss “their latest advancements in player health and safety and to share best practices for analyzing, treating, and preventing injuries among elite athletes.” Led by a group of the leagues’ physicians, injury prevention specialists and epidemiologists, the…
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Ninth Circuit Affirms Judgment for Pop Warner in Concussion Case

By Anthony B. Corleto and Philip Robert Brinson, of Gordon & Rees (The following appeared as one of 13 articles in the latest Sports Litigation Alert, the industry’s leading sports law periodical for almost two decades. Subscriptions are available here.) By unanimous opinion, a Ninth Circuit panel affirmed summary judgment against chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”)…
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More than 100 Sports Law Professors Now Use Sports Litigation Alert in the Classroom

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced last month that new tools have been  added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. Shortly thereafter, several…
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Insightful Concussion Webinars Set for July 28 and August 12

Two concussion webinars will be held in the coming weeks that will explore more deeply the issues around Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), from the defendant’s perspective. Both webinars are sponsored by Concussion Defense Reporter. Human Factors in Sports Concussion – July 28, 2021 3:30-4:30 ET Every sports concussion case, whether a “second hit” or a…
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