Illinois children could not play tackle football until age 12 under a plan a House committee endorsed Thursday after hearing personal tales of head trauma and its link to the brain disease known as CTE.
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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