Austin Attorney Highlights Risk of Concussion in Other Sports

By Brooks Schuelke, ESQ. The prevalence of traumatic brain injuries in players in contact sports is now well known. In fact, the initial discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was in the brains of deceased football players. A new stu … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Announces Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarships

Austin, Texas attorney David D. White, and his law firm, the Law Office of David D. White, PLLC, have announced a new scholarship program to assist persons who have been affected by traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) “is … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Secures Victory for School District in Concussion Case

(Editor’s Note: Bridget Robinson of Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green & Trevino, P.C. in Austin recently secured a legal victory for the Marble Falls Independant School District, which has been sued by a high school football player for negligence in relation to … Continue reading

Former Longhorn Football Player Sues NCAA over Concussions, Represented by UT Law School Grad

A former University of Texas football player wants to be the lead plaintiff in a class-action concussion lawsuit against the NCAA. Julius Whittier, who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in August 2012, played for the Longhorns from 1969 … Continue reading

Austin Attorney: ‘Even A Minor Blow To The Head May Result In a Concussion’

Brooks Schuelke, a brain injury lawyer  of Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP, wants the world to know that researchers “are finding out that even a very slight blow is all that is needed to begin the cascade of faulty brain signals … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Secures Settlement for Bicyclist in Personal Injury Case

Austin personal injury attorney Justin McMinn of the McMinn Law Firm settled a personal injury case earlier this month on behalf of a client who was struck while riding his bicycle. The case settled for the defendant’s car insurance policy … Continue reading

Round Rock Attorney Represents Athlete in Concussion Suit

Editor’s Note: Martin J. Cirkiel of Round Rock-based Cirkiel & Associates, P.C. is representing a former high school football player in his suit against the Marble Fall Independent School District and the former football coach. The case appears to be … Continue reading

Austin Attorneys Quoted in Concussion Litigation Reporter

Austin attorneys Brooks Schuelke of Perlmutter & Schuelke and Leonard B. Gabbay were recently quoted in a publication that examines legal issues around concussions in the sports world – Concussion Litigation Reporter (http://concussionpolicyandthelaw.com/). The article examined H.B. 2038, a recently … Continue reading

Austin Legal Publisher to Track Concussion Litigation

Hackney Publications announced today the launch of Concussion Litigation Reporter (CLR), a monthly e-newsletter that will serve as a subscription-based component of its Concussion Policy & the Law “blog.” CLR articles will provide timely analysis on developments and legal strategies … Continue reading