New Haven Personal Injury and Student Concussions

August 30, 2017
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Soccer, football, field hockey, and other fall sports have started up and that means late night practices and heading down to the field to cheer on your favorite team. For the athletes, a more looming risk is on the field: a concussion injury.

concussion is caused by a jolt, bump or blow to the head that causes the brain to twist or bounce around in the skull. This type of injury causes stretching, damage and chemical changes in brain cells.

For high school athletes, the Connecticut General Assembly passed legislation that was enacted July 1, 2014 with the following safety laws for child concussion injuries:

If your child was involved in a sports head injury and you question whether proper concussion protocol was followed, call the New Haven personal injury lawyers at The LoRicco Law Firm. Concussions are considered traumatic brain injuries. Our experienced team of personal injury lawyers will investigate your child’s injury to the fullest.