A federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.
A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions.
Another group of former NHL players has filed a federal class action lawsuit alleging that the league has downplayed the risk of head injuries, while at the same time promoting fighting and violence in the game.
A new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.
Bringing together the rival bodies of boxing and mixed martial arts is no small feat. But there is one common cause on which they can agree – the need for brain trauma research.
Under the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.
Former University of Kansas fullback Christopher Powell alleges in a lawsuit that the NCAA failed to adequately protect athletes from head trauma.
Two Tarrant County educators are facing a touch test in the coming weeks. Their son is recovering from a traumatic brain injury that happened during a boating accident.