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Corboy & Demetrio Creates Soccer-Safety PSAs

SSK - Color LOW.jpgChicago law firm Corboy & Demetrio has produced three public-service announcement videos warning parents about the dangers of unanchored soccer goals. The PSAs feature the Tran family of Vernon Hills, who lost their 6-year-old son, Zachary, when a soccer goal fell on him in 2003, striking his head. Personal injury attorney Shawn Kasserman with Corboy & Demetrio secured a $3 million settlement for the family in its suit against the park district, soccer associations and goal maker. He also helped in the family's efforts to get Zach's Law passed in August 2011, making Illinois the first state to ban the sales and manufacture of moveable goals unless they are tip-resistant. Organizations owning moveable soccer goals must also create soccer-goal safety policies.