9 Tips for Children Recovering from Concussion

Although most children recover quickly from concussions, they still require rest and care.  Parents and caregivers of children can help them get better by making sure they're taking an active role in the recovery. Some children recover fully in a few days and some take much longer, and how quickly they heal depends on a number of factors.  The … [Read more...]

How Big is Too Big to Play Pee Wee Football?

The Pee Wee Football Association of Mesquite, Texas is banning one young boy for being too big. 6’1”, 297 lbs. Elijah Earnheart is not your typical seventh grader. In fact, he towers over many of your typical seventh graders. At 6 feet 1 inch and 297 pounds, Elijah is much bigger than his peers are.  Elijah dreams of playing football; however, … [Read more...]

Fighting concussions in soccer

Concussions are everywhere in sports.  Athletes at all levels in every sport are at risk for concussions, and that is no less true of soccer (what the rest of the world calls "football") than it is for the NFL. Thousands of athletes have suffered concussions, and thousands of them will go on to struggle with simple activities during the rest of … [Read more...]

Are NFL concussion lawsuits killing youth football?

The number of young men signing up to play youth football is dropping and local administrators think that this is because of the headlines surrounding the NFL concussion lawsuits.  Stories of concussions, amnesia, brain damage, and depression are scaring parents away from signing up their sons for football. Youth League Fallout The Minnesota … [Read more...]

South Carolina TBI Attorneys: Diagnosing a Concussion or Traumatic Brain Injury

Computer Uses Eye Movements to Diagnose Concussions or Traumatic Brain Injury A new eye-tracking technology, which acts similarly to a doctor moving their finger in front of a patient’s eyes, can help diagnose concussions or traumatic brain injury after an accident or head impact. If you suffered a concussion or traumatic brain injury from an … [Read more...]

NFL Motions to Dismiss Concussion Lawsuits

On Thursday, in a federal court in Philadelphia, the NFL filed a motion to dismiss 140 consolidated concussion lawsuits, representing more than 3,300 former players. The NFL wants the suits dismissed "on the basis that the claims are preempted by federal labor law," league spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement earlier this week. "The … [Read more...]

NFL commissioner Goodell fighting concussions in youth

Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the NFL, recently attended a football clinic with very young players to talk about player safety and concussion prevention. New Helmets The US Consumer Product Safety Commission provided youth football players in Ohio new helmets through a new partnership.  Goodell spoke to the players as they received their new … [Read more...]

Strom Law Firm Now Taking Clients for NFL Concussion Lawsuit

NFL Concussion Settlement Registration The Strom Law Firm is now taking clients for the NFL Concussion Settlement. If you believe you may be eligible for benefits under this settlement, contact the Strom Law Firm right away at (803) 252-4800 or visit www.stromlaw.com.   The NFL Players' Concussion Injury Litigation class action … [Read more...]

NFL and US Army Team Up for Concussion Care

Soldiers and football players have more in common than we think, and Commissioner Roger Goodell and General Raymond T. Odierno agree. The football commissioner and the Army Chief of Staff announced their cooperative initiative at the U.S. Military Academy on Thursday, August 30th. Both football players and soldiers face stressful situations that … [Read more...]

Dan Marino Withdraws From NFL Concussion Lawsuit

Former Dolphins Quarterback Withdraws Name from NFL Concussion Litigation The former quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, Dan Marino, stated on Thursday, June 5th, that he would withdraw his name from the list of those filing lawsuits against the NFL for concussions and other medical issues related to lax regulations during their tenure as football … [Read more...]

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