The Long-Term Consequences of Football Head Injuries Are Not Yet Known

Even a football player who wears the most innovative helmet and other safety gear can suffer from a serious head injury when playing. In most cases, the injury will be mild, such as a concussion, but do not believe that “mild” means that it is not a big deal. The truth is that football head injuries can result in years of hardship for the player and their family.

Not all football head injuries are grounds for a personal injury lawsuit

Not all traumatic brain injuries suffered during a football game warrant filing a personal injury case. However, if the injury was caused at least in part due to a trainer or coach acting negligently, a football helmet not being manufactured correctly, or a football franchise, then the player and / or their family should seek compensation right away.

You will not find a better attorney to work with than us

The bottom line is that you do not need just any personal injury attorney – you need a lawyer who is familiar with these particular types of injuries. At The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker we have found success in 95% of the cases we have taken on. In over 39 years of experience, the list of clients we’ve helped is well over 100,000 and in total we have won more than $2 billion for them.

Our offices are outfitted to help any and all clients. With more than 150 on staff, including attorneys, paralegals, and the best support staff in the business, we are always ready to help. In fact, we are available to you seven days a week. Even better, you do not pay us any legal fees unless we win your case.

The potential for long-lasting consequences from football head injuries

Top neurologists have found that suffering from just one concussion can make a person as much as four times as likely to have a second concussion. In the event this second concussion happens before the person in question has fully healed from the first one, then there is the potential for Second Impact Syndrome (SIS).

SIS can result in swelling of the brain or, in worst case scenarios, a total lack of blood flow to the brain. A player who has suffered from SIS or more than one concussion may end up facing:

  • Debilitating headaches
  • Leaning problems
  • Vertigo
  • Issues with memory
  • Difficulty thinking
  • Difficulty processing new information
  • Behavioral issues
  • A higher chance of future brain disease

While this information can be hard to swallow and terrifying, the good news is that you do not have someone on your side. Reach out to The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at 800-333-0000 now for a free legal consultation. We can help you understand your options and find the best way forward.