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Concussion Legacy Foundation Webinar to Examine Latest Developments in Concussion Litigation

The Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF) will host an hour-long webinar on April 8, starting at 9:15 a.m., that will address some of the latest developments in concussion litigation as well as the proactive initiatives the CLF is undertaking in the space. The panel addressing these topics will feature Peter Carfagna as moderator. Besides being an…
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Paramedic Amends Complaint in Concussion Case Involving Incident in Astros Dugout

Paramedic Brian Cariota, who was working in the dugout of the Houston Astros’ post-season game at Minute Maid Park against the New York Yankees in October of 2019 when he was struck by a foul ball, amended his negligence lawsuit in December against the team. Cariota reportedly removed that part of the complaint, which suggested…
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San Francisco Giants Outfielder’s Concussion Lawsuit Raises Legal Questions About Stadium Liability – Again

By Eugene Egdorf, Senior Counsel, Shrader Associates On April 24, 2018 San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Mac Williamson found himself tracking down a routine fly ball that was moving toward foul territory. Unfortunately for Williamson, he lost his balance, tripped over the bullpen mound, and crashed headfirst into the outfield wall. Williamson suffered serious concussion symptoms.…
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