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The Everyday Danger of Head Trauma

By Lependorf & Silverstein on March 9, 2018

Each year, it is estimated that a staggering 646,000 people die from falls globally. In addition, another 37.3 million falls cause injuries severe enough to require medical attention. To put that into perspective, more people are injured and killed in falls every year than the total population of Canada! Read the rest »

Harvard Study on Injuries Funded by NFL Players’ Union

By Lependorf & Silverstein on March 29, 2013

Harvard University has been awarded a $100 million grant by the National Football League players’ union.  The grant will fund a comprehensive study of a wide range of health problems and conditions affecting professional football players, such as heart problems and brain injuries.

As reported by Reuters, the study will take place over the next ten years and will focus on hundreds of former NFL players—members of the NFL Players’ Association.  The sad truth is that NFL players frequently suffer long-term damage from years of delivering and taking hits.  The goal of the study, according to Harvard University officials, is to limit that long-term damage. Read the rest »

The firm’s principals, Gabriel R. Lependorf and David E. Silverstein, have each been representing injured victims in the State of New Jersey for over twenty years.

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