Author: Edward L. Allen, Personal Injury Attorney, Fredericksburg, Virginia
America’s national pastime has been under increased scrutiny over the past couple of years, from complaints over team names to controversies over head injuries among its players. It was the relatively recent string of suicides among NFL veterans that prompted a closer examination of football safety practices, eventually culminating in a number of lawsuits filed against both the NFL and the NCAA. Many hope that this will lead to a better understanding of head injuries and a clearer focus on player safety.
There is no denying that football is, and always will be, a highly physical sport. Player collisions are an inescapable…