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Stark & Stark would like to congratulate Accident and Personal Injury Shareholder Bruce Stern. Mr. Stern has been elected Parliamentarian of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at the organization’s annual convention in Baltimore, Md. AAJ is the world’s largest trial bar, working to make sure people have a fair chance to receive justice through the legal system when they are injured by the negligence or misconduct of others. Mr. Stern concentrates his practice in the area of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and wrongful death.
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Bruce Stern, Chair of Stark & Stark’s Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, put together a video presentation entitled Concussions….Not to be Ignored. The presentation focuses on the importance of classifying concussions as traumatic brain injuries, and, making people aware of the fact that although a brain injury may have been classified as “mild” there are in fact serious potential dangers associated with these injuries. Mr. Stern also discusses the physical, cognitive and behavioral changes associated with mild traumatic brain injuries and how these changes can affect a patient’s life in the future.
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Last week, Bruce H. Stern, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Accident & Personal Injury Group, was elected to serve on the Executive Board of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). The AAJ is the collective voice of the trial bar on Capitol Hill and in court houses across the United States. It is the mission of AAJ to promote a fair and effective justice system for injured persons, safeguards victim’s rights, particularly the right to trial by jury and strengthens the civil justice system to education and to disclosure of information critical to public health and safety.
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At its annual meeting, the National College of Advocacy elected Bruce H. Stern, Shareholder and Chair of Stark & Stark’s Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group to serve on its Executive Committee. The National College of Advocacy (NCA) is the educational component of the American Association for Justice charged with the responsibility to develop and provide continuing education for trial attorneys throughout the United States.
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The Department of Veterans Affairs is continuing to adapt its programs to meet the needs of veterans from the Global War on Terror, with a variety of new services in place or underway. The latest innovations for treating traumatic brain injury in the newest generation of combat veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan includes mandatory TBI training for all VA health care professionals, screening all recent combat vets for TBI and creating an outside panel of experts to review VA’s TBI services.
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Not long ago, it was revealed that Dr. Elliot Pellman, long-time chairman of the NFL’s research committee on concussions had misrepresented his credentials and qualifications according to the Baltimore Sun, ESPN and the New York Times. Yesterday, Dr. Pellman, a rheumatologist, resigned as chairman of the committee although surprisingly, he will remain a member of the committee.
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