Football Season is Concussion Season

All team sports carry some risk of injury. Yet American football is certainly among the most injury-prone sport played here in the U.S. Each year, countless football injuries – from knee and ankle injuries to shoulder separations, ...

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Concussion Victims May Be Eligible for Compensation

Traumatic head and brain injuries can occur as a result of many different types of accidents, such as car crashes, sports injuries, work injuries, and slip and fall accidents. Symptoms of a head injury, concussion or other type of ...

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Concussion Lawsuits Against the National Hockey League

In 2012, retired football players filed a lawsuit against the National Football League (NFL) alleging that the organization concealed risks of brain injury. The players argue that the league did not do enough to protect them from ...

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The Clock is Ticking: Sports and CTE

Evidence is growing that any hit to the head — from a car accident or a sports injury — can prove devastating in later life. In autumn of 2013, the National Football League (NFL) settled a class action suit brought by players who ...

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Those Three Pounds Between Your Ears

The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative was announced in April of this year by President Obama as part of his strategy to create 21st Century Grand Challenges that stimulate the economy and ...

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