SportsBrainLawyers.com wants to help prevent concussions and protect players so they can get out and play! If you need an attorney to review your case, please contact us using our web form or at 1-800-471-3980.
Better than treating a concussion is preventing one. Following the best practices for safe play, making sure players, coaches, and parents know the signs of concussion, and responding promptly to any sign of concussion are all key to preventing concussions or alleviating one once it has occurred.
Education on concussions’ short and long term effects, knowing the laws and legislation protecting athletes, and keeping up-to-date on the latest news in concussion and sports brain injuries are all important aspects of preventing serious .
Protecting players isn’t just about wearing the right gear; players need to be protected before they even suit up. While education can help prevent concussions, regulations ensure that that knowledge is executed to players’ benefit. The Safety in Youth Sports Act and CDC requirements for medical clearance both go a long way toward improving the response to concussions and suspected concussions.
Players who have suffered serious consequences as a result of repetitive and ignored sports concussions should consider consulting an experienced concussion attorney.
Participation in sports has been linked to better grades, greater self confidence, and increased positive family interaction. Don’t let a concussion ruin your game!