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Parents Be On The Lookout For These Brain Injury Symptoms In Your Student-Athletes

Most people figured that the quarterback’s day was finished, but after a few plays, he was back out on the field. NFL fans immediately began voicing their concerns on social media, regardless of whether they like the Texans or not. The offense fizzled on the next drive, and the next time they were supposed to take the field, medical staffers could be seen restraining Savage on the sideline, preventing him from returning to the game. Why is this so important to our Sarasota community? Sports are meant to be fun, and the athletes take huge risks, especially when there is full-contact involved. Many teens, including those from Florida, have a dream of one day making it to the big leagues to compete. However, brain injuries are possibilities that can smash those goals by causing a variety of different complications that include…

• Death
• Mental Impairment
• Permanent Or Temporary Disability

Most athletes accept that there are certain risks involved with playing sports. Each one trains to keep their body in peak shape to handle the events and are even provided with safety equipment that offers them some protection. However, children are just out bonding with friends, and they are not always aware of the implications that one wrong move can have on the rest of their life. Parents, coaches, and anyone else watching the game must be on the lookout for symptoms that include, but are not limited to…

•  Dizziness Or An Inability To Balance Properly
• Confusion And Disorientation
• Memory Loss
• Double, Impaired, Or Blurry Vision
• Nausea
• Light And Noise Sensitivity

With any luck, we can keep our student-athletes safe, and prevent occurrences like the one mentioned above from befalling upon them. If such a happening does occur, expensive medical bills can pile up quickly during the recovery effort. Parents that believe a negligent act caused their child’s accident may find themselves in a legal battle seeking compensation for the damages. Of course, proving such a thing is not an easy task, but Sarasota residents should contact our firm for a free case review to find out where their claim stands. Things that might constitute negligence are incorrect fitting safety equipment issued to the student, or improperly taught tackling techniques. The list can go on and on as to what is deemed negligent, so don’t hesitate, and seek the monetary settlement that your family deserves to offset the medical expenses. Ensure that the funds are available to help them get the physical therapy that they need for their recovery. We are here to help in your time of need, and our lawyers will always fight with your best intentions in mind.

During his time as a public attorney for the State of Florida, Bernard Walsh developed a passion for defending the legal rights of Florida's citizens. Having seen many people being taken advantage of after being injured and the financial harm that can cause for families he committed himself fully to helping injured clients get justice, by fighting to make greedy insurance companies pay what they owe.

Parents Be On The Lookout For These Brain Injury Symptoms In Your Student-Athletes

Goldman Babboni Fernandez
Murphy & Walsh

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