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Mike Damaso

Sports Related Brain Trauma – Let’s Keep Talking and Address the Issue

New NHL Concussion Suit Filed Before Stanley Cup Finals We just wrapped up another Stanley Cup Finals.  And, while it was a tough loss for the Tampa Bay Lightning and a sincere congratulations should go out to the Chicago Blackhawks, the very [...]
Mike Damaso

Balcony Collapse Spotlights Maintenance Problem.

Balcony Collapses Kills 5, Injures 7 Early this morning, near the University of California’s Berkeley campus, a balcony collapsed from the fourth floor of an apartment building. The incident occurred around 12:40 a.m. killing five and sending [...]
Mike Damaso

Tracy Morgan and Traumatic Brain Injury

On June 7, 2014, actor and comedian, Tracy Morgan was involved in a serious auto accident in New Jersey involving a limo and a semi truck. The accident occurred while Morgan was traveling north in the right lane on the New Jersey turnpike near [...]
Mike Damaso

Senator Bill Nelson Calls For More Action In Airbag Recall

Senator Nelson Demands Car Manufacturers Take More Action In light of the Recent Faulty Airbag Recalls You have to commend U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla) who said, “You fix it and fix it right,” on the second day of his campaign [...]
Mike Damaso

Father Files Appeal against Disney on Son’s Behalf

Hoping to Expose the Danger of Liability Waivers with Exculpatory Clauses On November 8, 2006, Owen Peterson, then 22, was walking through a trade show at Disney’s Wide World of Sports.  On this particularly windy day, an advertising balloon, [...]
Council Wooten

NFL Joins Military in Collecting Brain Injury Data

The video above is from a memorial held at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on May 11, 2012, for former NFL star Junior Seau. His May 2 death was ruled a suicide, and authorities said he shot himself in the chest with a .357-caliber Magnum [...]
Mike Damaso

Sports related head injuries – Safebrain Here to Help

Over the past few months we have written several posts about head injuries, concussions and brain impairments from sports related trauma. In response to our last post, we were contacted by a representative of a Canadian company that is doing [...]
Council Wooten

NFL, NHL Player Deaths Shed Light on Substance Abuse Issues for TBI Victims

Recovering from one traumatic brain injury (TBI) is challenging enough, but Jan Michelle Brown explains in the video above how she recovered from two TBIs. Furthermore, while recovering from the brain injuries, she was also trying to overcome [...]
Ed Normand

Football Player’s Death Calls Attention to Depression Caused by TBIs

video platform video management video solutions video player This is an ABC News report discussing the death of former National Football League (NFL) linebacker Junior Seau, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on May 2, 2012. [...]
Council Wooten

Parents Have the Power to Prevent Bullying

This is a trailer for the documentary “Bully,” which was released last month and has garnered much national attention. While many people have an understandable tendency to dismiss bullying as just being a part of growing up, it [...]