Even when a football player wears all recommend safety gear, including helmets, they are still very vulnerable to injuries both while in games and in practice. Many football injuries involve the head and concussions are not uncommon. Many people believe that concussions are mild injuries but when a person has several concussion injuries, they can end up with very serious symptoms and life-long suffering.
Some football head injuries are accidents but others are the result of someone or some entity acting negligently. For example, the coaching staff, the company that manufactured the helmet the victim was wearing, or the football team they were playing for can all lead to or cause these types of injuries. If that is the case, then the injured party may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit.
The potential lasting impact of concussions
Medically speaking, a concussion is classified as a mild traumatic brain injury. When it happens repeatedly, a victim can have long-term brain damage. If they return to playing before they have fully healed from a concussion is extremely risk and can lead to Second Impact Syndrome (SIS).
This syndrome, or simply having several concussions, can lead to headaches, learning issues, vertigo, memory problems, behavioral issues, or difficulty with processing information or thinking. If the victim has changes in their hippocampus, there is evidence that they can have a higher risk of brain disease in the future.
You can count on us to provide compassionate yet aggressive help with your case
It is often the case that a football head injury case involves working with complex medical evidence. As a result, you need an attorney and you need one who understands these potentially complicated cases. You will get this and more when you work with The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker. You can count on us to document your injuries and to help you work with medical professionals who can link the symptoms and injuries to the negligence of the party that is at fault.
There are several types of compensation you may be eligible for. For example, you may be able to sue for your past and future medical costs, lost earning capacity, pain and suffering, and lost income – among other damages.
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Are you wondering if you have a case? Are you wondering what that case may be worth? The good news is that finding out what your options are is as simple as calling The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at 800-333-0000 and asking for a free legal consultation. We do not charge a penny until we win your case – and if we do not win your case then you owe us nothing. Call now to get the process started.