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Concussions and the Courthouse

The civil justice system has driven radical change in approaches to athletes with concussions

December 2015

Concussions and the Courthouse CoverThe dangers of traumatic brain injuries in sports have long been known, but it is only recently that widespread change in attitude to such injuries has taken hold, as the civil justice system has begun to hold sports leagues and school districts accountable. Through a small number of lawsuits, the civil justice system has driven the most radical change in the health care approach to athletes in the history of sports.

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