The family of a former college linebacker who killed himself in 2014 is suing the NCAA, assailing its handling of concussions that included more than 100 allegedly suffered by Zack Langston at Pittsburg State.
In 2007, Attorney Jason Luckasevic began studying the devastating effects of brain injury in sports after speaking with Dr. Omalu. Together they worked to bring this issue to the forefront of the NFL’s attention.
Luckasevic brought concussions in sports to national attention when he filed the first two lawsuits against the National Football League on behalf of more than 120 retired players for their CTE brain injuries. Additionally, he’s is the first lawyer in the country to pursue compensation for personal injuries of a former NCAA student-athlete. [Read more]
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