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Michael Flomenhaft is a peer-reviewer for the American Association for Justice’s Trial magazine

Michael Flomenhaft is a peer-reviewer for the accuracy and appropriateness of articles submitted for publication for Trial magazine. Trial is the American Association for Justice’s award-winning magazine for attorneys, law professors, judges and others in the legal community. Trial brings readers news of the latest legal trends and developments, informative […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft presented at the annual RSDSA Long Island CRPS event

On September 7, 2019, Michael Flomenhaft spoke at the 4th annual RSDSA/CRPS Long Island awareness event. Michael Flomenhaft discussed a typically unrecognized consequence of CRPS/RSD pain: its potential for adverse effects on the brain. His talk encompassed CRPS/RSD and their relationship to asymmetric and accelerated brain atrophy, brain rewiring, brain […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft discussed traumatic brain injury on Reverend Terry Lee’s Real Life Times News radio show

On January 1, 2019, Michael Flomenhaft discussed traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) on Reverend Terry Lee’s Real Life Times News radio show. The program caters to issues facing Brooklyn’s Caribbean community. His remarks included discussion of car accidents as a leading cause of TBl, explaining that in such accidents, whiplash rather […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft presented at Fordham Law School CLE

On October 17, 2018, Michael Flomenhaft participated in “The Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Concussion,” CLE sponsored by Fordham Law School. He spoke on a panel entitled The Hidden Harm of Traumatic Brain Injuries. Mr. Flomenhaft discussed the often contrasting neurological versus neuroscience views on concussion. In particular, he showed […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft is a speaker at “The Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Concussion” CLE sponsored by Fordham Law School

On October 17, 2018, Michael Flomenhaft will speak on The Hidden Harm of Traumatic Brain Injuries, a panel for “The Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Concussion” CLE, sponsored by Fordham Law School.  Because most brain injury is undetectable by conventional medical examination and imaging, a vast spectrum of harm eludes diagnosis despite […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft presented “Concussion: Neuroscience vs Medical Perspectives” at Fordham Law School

On April 10, 2018, Michael Flomenhaft lectured on “Concussion: Neuroscience versus Medical Perspectives.”  He participated in a Law and Neuroscience Speakers Series sponsored by Fordham Law School.  This seminar for students included contributions by leading neuroscientists, psychologists, medical researchers, and lawyers to enable students to participate in new research and ideas. […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft lectured on Law and Neuroscience at Fordham Law School

On March 6, 2018, Michael Flomenhaft lectured to a seminar class on Law and Neuroscience at Fordham Law School. Mr. Flomenhaft discussed the role of functional and anatomical brain testing and investigations, and their impact on jurisprudence. He was pleased to substitute for Ruben Gur, PhD, Brain Behavior Laboratory, University […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft and Benedene Cannata presented for a CLE entitled “The Future of Neuroscience and Law,” sponsored by Fordham Law School

On February 21, 2018, Michael Flomenhaft and Benedene Cannata shared their perspectives for a CLE on “The Future of Neuroscience and Law,” sponsored by Fordham Law School.  As a member of the Board of Advisors for the Neuroscience and Law Center at Fordham Law School, Mr. Flomenhaft contributed to the […]Read More >>

Aaron Hernandez’s C.T.E diagnosis contributed to his first-degree murder

In a November 3, 2015 interview on CUNY TV: Science & U!, Michael Flomenhaft, in discussing O.J. Simpson’s culpability, anticipated the controversy now surrounding Aaron Hernandez. According to professors J.Amy Dillard and Lisa A. Tucker in their Opinion featured in The New York Times, “Is C.T.E. a Defense for Murder?” dated September 22, […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft lectured on “Neuroscience and Justice” at SUNY at Binghamton

On February 17, 2017 Michael Flomenhaft delivered a lecture on “Neuroscience and Justice” sponsored by Harper College pre-Law and Integrated Neuroscience departments at SUNY at Binghamton. This lecture explored divergences between medicine and neuroscience in addressing issues confronting judges and juries. Conflicting understandings between these disciplines have emerged strongly on […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft featured in ABA Journal article on using neuroscience to support chronic pain

Michael Flomenhaft shares his perspectives in an ABA Journal article written by Kevin Davis, “Personal injury lawyers turn to neuroscience to back claims of chronic pain,” ABA Journal, March 1, 2016. Michael Flomenhaft has pioneered the introduction of advanced brain imaging applications to confirm objectively severe chronic pain which is […]Read More >>

Dr. Bennet Omalu, M.D. who identified Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) asserts that O.J. Simpson probably suffered from brain trauma, agreeing with Michael Flomenhaft

Dr. Bennet Omalu,M.D., the neuro-pathologist who identified chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in National Football League players, believes that brain trauma is the underlying explanation of the O.J. Simpson story. In the 1/28/2016 New York Post article by Mark Sanchez, entitled: ˜Concussion” doc bombshell:˜Bet” OJ Simpson has CTE, Dr. Omalu agrees with Michael […]Read More >>

Dr. Bennet Omalu, M.D. who identified Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) asserts that O.J. Simpson probably suffered from brain trauma, agreeing with Michael Flomenhaft

Dr. Bennet Omalu,M.D., the neuro-pathologist who identified chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in National Football League players, believes that brain trauma is the underlying explanation of the O.J. Simpson story. In the 1/28/2016 New York Post article by Mark Sanchez, entitled: ˜Concussion” doc bombshell:˜Bet” OJ Simpson has CTE, Dr. Omalu agrees with Michael […]Read More >>

Michael Flomenhaft featured on CUNY TV Science & U! Program: “Proof of Pain” November 3, 2015

Michael Flomenhaft addresses current neuroscientific understandings regarding how pain alters the brain and legal ramifications. Traditionally, severe pain has not been linked with adverse brain changes. But this strong linkage which neuroscience establishes calls for an expanded understanding of both the brain and immune consequences of severe chronic pain, as well […]Read More >>

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