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Mar 10, 2016

Pop Warner youth football settles lawsuit over man’s suicide

The Pop Warner organization has settled a lawsuit brought by a Wisconsin woman who alleged her 25-year-old son's suicide resulted from brain injuries he suffered while playing youth football, a Pop Warner spokesman said Wednesday.

Feb 5, 2016

Plaintiffs in NHL concussion case now count 105 ex-players

Long after the end of his NHL career, Steve Payne is living an empty-nest life with his wife and three dogs in western Wisconsin.

Feb 6, 2015

Pop Warner youth football sued over man’s suicide

The mother of a Wisconsin man who died in 2012 sued the Pop Warner organization Thursday, saying his suicide was the result of dementia and deep despair caused by brain injuries he suffered while playing youth football.

Jul 3, 2012

Concussion lawsuits are next big US litigation

Smokers and pro football players have something in common: They engage in risky behavior that can be potentially harmful to their health over time.

Feb 14, 2011

Tough cases to tackle

When veteran litigator Paul E. Bucher joined his school's football team in seventh grade, one of the first things coaches had him do was pick out and test his helmet to make sure it fit.

"We were told to put it on, run and hit our head against a tree to see if it fit properly," he said. "Of course, I did it."


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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