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You may recall that the previous settlement agreement between the National Football League and a class of former players was scrapped by the judge, who was concerned that there wouldn’t be enough funds to fully compensate the injured players who sustained head injuries. Yesterday, the parties entered into a new settlement agreement.  Unlike the last…

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Even though traumatic brain injury is receiving more attention than every before, many coaches are lagging behind when it comes to doing something about it. For many areas of the U.S., football is the social stitching that holds the fabric of a community together. Playoffs are a time of intensity, hard-hitting action, and a stand…

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Many parents these days think their little football player will be fine with protective headgear. They will likely be wrong. Over the last few years, a significant number of sports celebrities, and other not-so-famous players, have taken their own lives due to traumatic brain injury. Over time, repeated impacts can destroy the brain and create…

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New evidence shows brain trauma healing rates in children may not be predictable. There is good news and bad news on the horizon for child victims of brain trauma. The bad news is recent studies suggest it is difficult to predict with any degree of accuracy how well the children will do in the long…

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The more you look, the more the world of sports is becoming a dangerous place to play. Head trauma is a serious issue. Just when you thought you had heard all there was about traumatic brain injury in football and hockey, you then find out this type of injury is prevalent in soccer. Players perform…

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