Earlier this week, we began our review of the top football-related posts on our blog. If you haven’t read that post yet, we encourage you to do so now. That will not only allow you to read the other posts we’ve highlighted but also help you understand why this topic is important to us and how these issues are relevant to our legal practice.
The second half of our look back at our top football-related posts continues with:
- More Football Criticism: Five Kids Get Concussions In Same Game: Reviewing the traumatic events that occurred during a Pop Warner football game.
- Former NFL players say league hid dangers of repeated brain injuries: A look at lawsuits filed by former players.
- Suicide of NFL’s Junior Seau brings more attention to repeated brain injury: An analysis of how the loss of Oceanside football hero and former San Diego Charger Junior Seau has affected the way repeated brain injuries are assessed and treated.
- Brain injuries in high school sports: A look at injury statistics for high school football players and other athletes, as well as the safety measures that have been put in place to combat these injuries.
- TBI Detection Tool Could Help Injury Victims (Part Two): Discussing how new diagnostic tools may help with recognizing and treating TBI in football players, boxers and others who are injured.
One final, football-related note – be safe on the upcoming Super Bowl Sunday. As mentioned by the Los Angeles Times, there are 75% more alcohol-related crashes in California on Super Bowl Sunday than on any other Sunday in January and February. Be responsible and safe, and if you are injured in an accident, please do not hesitate to contact our firm and get the help you need.