Concussions

Judge nixes preliminary approval of $765M NFL concussion case
A federal judge in Philadelphia has preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough to cover injured players. Tue, 01/14/2014 - 6:26pm
Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits
A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million. The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research. Thu, 08/29/2013 - 5:37pm
East Bladen HS trying to raise $10k for new football helmets
The season is over for East Bladen High School's football team, and some of its equipment is also done for good. With such a high risk for head injuries during games, safety standards for helmets are strongly enforced. Fri, 11/30/2012 - 4:48am
Concussions a growing concern on national and local fields
It's no secret that football is a tough sport. As the season kicks off, we spoke with players, coaches and trainers on the sidelines about concussions and safety. This is a big topic on the national gridiron right now as the NFL is under scrutiny for medical issues associated with concussions. Sat, 08/11/2012 - 3:21am
INFLUENCE GAME: Helmet bill stokes lobbying effort
A major football helmet manufacturer has sharply increased its Washington lobbying this year, responding to a congressional push to come up with new safety standards for children's football helmets. Mon, 05/16/2011 - 4:25pm