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About the Sports Legacy Institute and Brain Trauma in Sports

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The mission of the Sports Legacy Institute is to advance the study, treatment and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. Caitlin McElroy, Field Associate, joins us along with Chicago injury and health law attorney, Michael Favia, to talk about the education and outreach objectives and activities held by the Sports Legacy Institute in Chicago.

Topics covered on this show: (1) Please tell us about the focus and mission of the Sports Legacy Institute (“SLI”) organization; (2) How does SLI engage its members to further its objectives and share same with the public? (3) What are the current trends, news and developments in concussions and brain injury? (4) What should the legal community of injury attorneys learn about SLI as a resource? (5) Please share information about your upcoming events and opportunities to share information.

Caitlin McElroy joined the SLI team in January 2013 as a Field Associate in Chicago. Caitlin comes from a non-profit background having worked previously for the American Cancer Society (ACS) in fundraising and development. In 2009, Caitlin graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Secondary Education. Caitlin earned her Master’s in Public Policy in May 2013 at the Loyola University of Chicago.

Michael V. Favia is the principal and managing attorney for the law firm of Michael V. Favia & Associates, representing individuals, small and large corporations, professionals, professional groups and organizations. A highly skilled lawyer with 20+ years of experience, Michael leverages his health law background in conjunction with a highly skilled team of litigators, experts and investigators to obtain maximum results for each of his clients.

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