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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...]

New Movie ‘Concussion’ Brings Awareness to TBI

'Concussion' Sheds Light on the Seriousness of TBI The new film Concussion (watch the trailer below) undoubtedly has players, loved ones, and those who simply love the game, thinking about the possible long-term health risks associated with football. Some may even question whether the game is worth the risk. Contrary to popular belief, football … [Read more...]

US Soccer Federation Bans “Headers” for Youth 10 and Younger

US Soccer Federation Bans Headers for Youth 10 Years Old and Younger After a concussion lawsuit from 2014 was finally settled, the US Soccer Federation has released new guidelines for young players that should help prevent traumatic brain injuries later in life. The group officially banned “headers” – hitting the soccer ball with the head instead … [Read more...]

Children with Traumatic Brain Injury More Likely to Have ADHD

Children Who Suffer Traumatic Brain Injury are More Likely to Develop ADHD or Other Long-Term Attention Problems A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows a link between ADHD or attention disorders in children and traumatic brain injury. Even a minor brain injury like a concussion can increase a child’s likelihood of developing … [Read more...]

March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Understand Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month and Your Rights During March The Brain Injury Association of America notes that March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month. Too many people suffer traumatic brain injuries in the US, often due to another’s negligence or reckless endangerment. The BIA’s TBI theme for 2015 to 2017 is “Not … [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...]

Ex-Pro WWE Wrestlers File Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit

Former Pro Wrestlers Sue WWE for Ignoring Traumatic Brain Injury Two former professional wrestlers who were part of the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc entertainment company have a potential class action lawsuit against the private entertainment group, alleging that the industry promotes violence and ignores concussions during matches, which can … [Read more...]

Kids With Concussions Should Not Rest So Long

Study Finds That Long Rest After Concussion Not Good for Kids In a contradiction of findings in January last year, a new study finds that resting for a longer period after a concussion injury is actually not good for children. The new study recommends only one to two days of rest at home before children who suffered a concussion should return to … [Read more...]

Going Helmet-Less May Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury

Some Football Teams Drill Without Helmets to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury After the large traumatic brain injury lawsuit against the NFL led to a huge settlement for players who suffer long-term health issues related to repeated, untreated concussions, helmet manufacturers, safety experts, lawmakers, and loved ones have all debated about the … [Read more...]

Concussions Have the Same Effect Regardless of Location

Research Finds Concussions Have The Same Symptoms Regardless of Where Hit Happened New research from the Colorado School of Public Health shows that concussion injuries have the same effects, regardless of where the impact occurs on the head. “We were actually a little bit surprised. Based on some of our prior research, we expected to see some … [Read more...]

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