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“3 Key Concussion Issues To Be Decided By Ohio High Court,” Law360

In this article, Partners Michael J. Nelson and Brienne M. Letourneau and Associate Maria C. Liu discuss the first individual collegiate sports concussion case to reach a state’s highest court and its impact on the legal landscape for college sports and beyond.

The decision in this case “could cut off or open the door to claims based on concussions suffered by athletes decades ago,” the authors write. “Additionally, if the case is remanded and goes forward in the trial court, it may be a leader in defining when and how a player can allege a duty sufficient to survive the pleadings stage.”