Tim Epstein, chair of the firm's litigation group, was cited in an article regarding NCAA concussion litigation. The article, "$75M deal ends NCAA concussion litigation," discusses how the NCAA has agreed to pay to cover costs to diagnose concussion-related illnesses. Current and former athletes have settled with the NCAA in Chicago's federal court.
Athletes diagnosed with certain illnesses, such as CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) are free to file personal-injury claims.Tim goes on to say in the article that those claims will be difficult to bring to court because of the cost involved to prove that severe brain injury trauma.
The full article can be found in the July 29, 2014 edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.