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By On May 22nd, 2018

Former high school basketball player wins $5.8 million settlement after life changing TBIs

  A former high school basketball player was awarded a $5.87 million settlement in a recent court case that could have significant implications for how schools across the country handle concussions. Five years ago, Brett Baker-Goins was a basketball player at First Baptist School of Charleston. During one game, he experienced a concussion. After developing…

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By On April 18th, 2016

Court Upholds The NFL’s Concussion Settlement While Seemingly Admitting Faults

The settlement between the NFL and former professional football players over the long-term risks of brain injuries was upheld today by the U.S. Third Circuit court of appeals. The appeal was filed last August over numerous concerns, chiefly that the settlement did not cover chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease linked to repeated brain injury.…

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