Brain Injuries

Slater & Zurz handles all types of brain injury cases, bringing years of experience to the table in navigating Ohio laws.

Concussions and Brain Injury

Report Shows How Courts Help Brain Injury Victims Find Justice

That concussions suffered by athletes, both professional and otherwise, are dangerous to the long-term health of the human brain is hardly news. In 1905, more than three dozen football players died within two years from injuries incurred in the sport. In 1933, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) warned of the seriousness of concussions in …

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Football Concussion

CTE Still An Unsettled Topic In Football Concussion Controversy

Despite settlement of a long-running lawsuit between the National Football League and former players, evidence of CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) has remained a major issue. CTE is a degenerative brain disease associated with repetitive brain trauma which can only be completely diagnosed after death. (In April, the National Academy of …

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head injuries Ohio school sports

New Laws Aim To Protect Ohio Student Athletes From Head Injuries

Ohio Joins Group of States Regulating Sports Head Injuries Ohio recently became the 42nd state to adopt new laws regulating head injuries suffered by student athletes. The law also applies to the suspicion of head injuries. Medical experts report repeated head injuries can cause lifelong learning disabilities and other problems if they go untreated. Multiple …

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