If you’ve been following football recently, you know that concussions have become a big story this year. With more than 2,400 retired players joining in a lawsuit against the National Football League for allegedly hiding the knowledge that repeated concussions could lead to short and long-term brain damage, they represent one of the most significant personal injury class action lawsuits in recent history.
While you might never have suited-up for the Giants, Jets or other NFL franchise, you too have the right to protect yourself and your family if you’ve received a concussion due to someone else’s negligence.
Whether it’s by a car accident, slip and fall or other means, proving negligence or carelessness on another’s behalf could entitle you to compensatory damages. Future medical bills, lost wages, damages due to pain and suffering could all be covered.
Potential concussion symptoms such as headaches, seizures, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, loss of short-term memory and confusion can be long-term and result in monumental financial and physical burdens.
If you’ve recently been diagnosed or expect you might have suffered from a concussion due to an accident through no fault of your own, you should discuss your case with an experienced New York personal injury attorney. Doing so could ensure a more favorable outcome.