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There are hundreds, if not thousands of personal injury attorneys. However, personal injury attorneys are not all the same. Each law firm has different goals as a business, and the strategies they use in their cases are aligned. Choosing a small firm with values that align with your personal goals for your case will give your case the attention and time it needs to get you the best possible outcome.

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How Are Brain Injuries Treated in the Courthouse?

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The dangers of a TBI (traumatic brain injury) in sports have been known for several years. However, it is only recently that a widespread change in attitude toward such injuries has been adopted. This is evident as more and more school districts and sports leagues are being held accountable by the civil justice system.

Only a decade ago, players, commentators and coaches still discussed concussions in terms of “having your bell rung” or “being shaken up.” Due to the casual conversation of so-called experts, many people turned the other way after an athlete suffered a concussion. This was true even after more light had been shed on the risks head injuries presented.

A Change Seen On the Field and in the Courtroom

Due to the new understanding of the effect of brain injuries in sports, courtrooms have a new attitude toward sports-caused concussion cases. Even though the “When in Doubt, Sit Them Out” law has been accepted by all states except Wyoming, it hasn’t effectively eliminated the occurrence of concussions in sports. If a sports related TBI does occur, it is best to contact a brain injury attorney for help.

This dramatic shift in culture has been spurred on by concussion litigation coming out of the courts all across the country. With more and more high-profile lawsuits popping up against colleges, school districts, and other sports organizations, administrators and the insurance companies have introduced strict protocols and concussion management policies.

Due to these lawsuits related to sports-caused concussions, the civil justice system has driven one of the most radical changes in the response to student-athletes and athletes’ injuries in the entire history of sports.

Shocking Stats about a Sports-Related Brain Injury in New Orleans

There are some who still aren’t fully aware of the impact of sports-related TBIs. While working with a brain injury lawyer can help, there is also some other information available. Consider the following:

  • Approximately 1.6 to 3.8 million sports-related concussions occur every year according to the CDC.
  • Professional football players are eight times more likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer’s than the general population.
  • The number of concussions in athletes in high school doubled between the years of 2005 and 2012.
  • Up to 20 percent of concussion sufferers still experience symptoms weeks, months and even years down the road.
  • In the NCAA sports field, the highest rate of concussions isn’t in football, but women’s ice hockey.
  • College players who have suffered three or more concussions are more than three times more likely than other players to suffer a new concussion.

How To Pursue a Sports-Related Brain Injury in New Orleans

Thanks to the widespread understanding of brain injuries and how they relate to various sports activities, courtrooms all across the country are holding organizations, schools and other sports related personnel responsible. If these groups or individuals are found negligent or at fault for a brain injury in a player, they are required to compensate the individual. However, if a person suffers a brain injury in New Orleans, they don’t need to try and pursue the case alone. Hiring a brain injury lawyer to help is the best course of action.

Thanks to modern legislation and the active role courtrooms are playing in brain injury cases, with the proper legal help, a person can receive compensation for a brain injury they have suffered. If you need help pursuing a brain injury case, contact us today.

 

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Attorney Brent Cueria founded the Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. located in New Orleans, in order to focus on the representation of injured individuals, where his true passion is. Mr. Cueria uses his past experience to diligently advocate for the injured and disabled clients he now represents against the insurance companies.

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