A long-running but contested lawsuit in Washington state which pits the family of a high school football player who died as a result of an on-field injury against the school for which he played has been given the green light to continue following a hearing by the state’s supreme court. Read more at www.usatodayhss.com
More than five years had passed since De’von Hall’s final day on an NFL roster. He wasn’t a star, instead one of the anonymous hopefuls who fill out practice squads and 90-man training-camp rosters. But he managed to achieve what few do and forged a career in professional football. Read more at www.lawtimes.com.
Promising results were published last month in the Journal of Neurotrauma, regarding a local concussion study performed by Cincinnati Children’s which has followed high school football players from Archbishop Moeller and St. Xavier in testing the effectiveness of a device known as the “Q-Collar” on the front lines of the battle against brain trauma. Read more at www.cincinnati.com
Rutledge was placed on the seven-day disabled list with the concussion yesterday. He believes he suffered the brain injury diving for a ball on Memorial Day, May 29, but didn’t tell the team until Friday night. In the interim, Rutledge played 19 games. He struggled to focus, couldn’t pick up the spin on certain pitches […]