Football is one of the most watched sporting events in the United States. In recent years, however, there has been a growing concern about the safety of football players, specifically with head injuries.
Residents of Atlanta may be interested to read about a new study that provides evidence that concussions cause longer-lasting brain damage than previously thought.
Brain injuries are both difficult to treat and difficult to detect. Often, victims of brain injuries will not realize the full extent of their injuries until months, or years, have elapsed. Now, we are seeing reports that four former National Football League players are suing the league in Atlanta over brain injuries and concussions that they claim affected them for years following retirement.