Exercise Products and Personal Injury

 I admit—I am an exercise junkie. I have tried all types of at-home exercise equipment, many of which are sitting collecting dust in my garage after the next new product has come in. I have purchased many shoes for my marathon training, and I have a variety of old membership cards to various gyms. In…

Sports and Traumatic Brain Injury

 The beginning of autumn is the beginning of many popular sports in the United States. Unfortunately, it is also the beginning of worry about the risk of traumatic brain injury for many parents and athletes. Recently, the NCAA has agreed to settle its lawsuits from former and current athletes alleging that their brain injuries were…

Sudden Death and Sports

 In recent times sports have garnered more attention for its negative consequences, especially in the college and professional realms.  Lawsuits have been filed alleging that teams are purposely ignoring the injuries sustained by players. In most cases, these injuries will cause lifelong physical problems.  Of growing concern, however, is the risk of sudden death while…

Football and Injuries

 In June of 2012, attorneys for several former NFL players, current players, and their families sued the organization alleging that the NFL intentionally hid information about the extent and nature of injuries experienced by players. From concussions to Alzheimer’s, the players and their families accuse the NFL of not adequately preventing such injuries and for…