Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price’s husband made a 911 call from a bike trail more than a year ago. Her dented bike and cracked helmet were evidence of how hard she fell, but it was what couldn’t be seen that is still bothering the mayor to this day.
A study released Wednesday discovered that research about youth concussions is limited, and more studies are needed to determine the effects of concussions on children.
Two more former college football players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA stemming from concussions and brain injuries.
A lawyer who filed the first concussion lawsuit against the NFL says the league stepped up to the plate, and the game will be better because of the litigation.
Dorsett was just one of the thousands of former players that was suing the league, and just like many of his former colleagues – he is not too pleased with the recent news.
Mitch White was sitting on his couch Thursday,, watching a rerun of a football game, when he saw news scroll across the screen he wasn’t sure could be right. The NFL had settled a lawsuit with 4,500 retired players over head injuries.
The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.
Injuries may be inevitable when playing high school football but, when it comes to concussions, parents and coaches are always looking for ways to better protect students.
The Texas House has approved a pilot program allowing parents to purchase concussion insurance for boys who play football and girls who play soccer.
A major medical group is updating its guidelines for handling amateur or professional athletes suspected of having a concussion.
The NFL is changing its rules to prevent ball-carriers from initiating contact with the crown of the helmet.
“We’ve encouraged them all to get that, with the emphasis that in 2014 that almost likely will be mandated for all of them,” O’Donnell said Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.