Archive for February, 2012

George Visger, Author of ‘OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life In And Out of Football,’ Speaks Saturday at Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference

Published February 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

George Visger, who has lived with hydrocephalus (water on the brain) and a shunt inside his skull ever since playing on the 1981 San Francisco 49ers team that won the franchise’s first Super Bowl championship, will be a presenter at the Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference in San Jose, California, on Saturday, February 25. […]

‘Duerson Family’s NFL Lawsuit Is a Public Concussion Debate Game-Changer’ … today at Beyond Chron

Published February 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

The family of Dave Duerson, the ex-National Football League star who shot himself to death almost exactly a year ago at age 50, has sued the NFL for its alleged liability for the brain damage he was found to have in the special autopsy he requested in his suicide note. In recent months, more concussion-linked […]

‘DUERSON’ by Irvin Muchnick, First Ebook Short From Concussion Inc., on Amazon Kindle

Published February 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

‘DUERSON’ by Irvin Muchnick, First Ebook Short From Concussion Inc., Now on Amazon Kindle (First published November 5th, 2011) In the first ebook short release from the Concussion Inc. imprint, author Irvin Muchnick presents exclusive new information on the February 2011  suicide of former pro football star Dave Duerson. Muchnick also discusses how this bolsters […]

Concussion Inc.’s Coverage of Dave Duerson Suicide and Aftermath: Complete Links

Published February 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

There’s No Overstating Where the Dave Duerson Suicide Story Could Lead Published February 20th, 2011 ***** For Dave Duerson, ‘88 Plan’ Wasn’t Enough Published February 23rd, 2011 ***** ‘Dave Duerson Knew Nothing About Concussions and Players’ Best Interests’ – My Exclusive Interview With Ex-Minnesota Viking Brent Boyd Published February 24th, 2011 ***** Dave Duerson’s Posthumous […]

DAVE DUERSON’S FAMILY SUES NFL

Published February 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

“Family of former Bear Dave Duerson sues over his suicide” http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-family-of-former-bear-dave-duerson-sues-over-his-suicide-20120223,0,3393870.story On February 20, 2011, I wrote a blog post headlined, “There’s No Overstating Where the Dave Duerson Suicide Could Lead.” Two days later I wrote: The gruesome decades-long underground American saga that is the football concussion crisis has never gotten in our faces quite […]