Have you heard? More than 4200 retired players are suing the NFL over concussions and head injury. The suit alleges the league didn’t do enough to warn players that they risked permanent brain damage if they played too soon after a concussion and that it hid evidence about the risks for decades.The players all wear helmets and the defense argues that the players all knew the risks.
For years, many in EMS have been aware that a leading cause of death and injury among medics following a collision is from a head injury. This is not really surprising as medics, while in the patient compartment, admittedly are often unrestrained and in a completely vulnerable state. Continue