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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Concussions – A Parents Perspective

My son Kyle started ice skating when he was about three years old and started playing hockey when he was four. At that age, there is no hitting or checking its just kids having fun skating around and harmlessly falling on the ice. As ...

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Concussions: Return to Play Policy In Youth Sports Ohio House Bill 143

The State of Ohio has enacted a new law designed to educate the public and protect children who sustain head injuries while competing in youth sports.  The new law will go into effect April 26, 2013 and it specifies that coaches, ...

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