Sports-Related TBIs: Can You Recover Damages?

One question often asked about traumatic brain injuries is whether a victim can recover damages if he or she willingly participated in the activity that resulted in the TBI.  This is especially important in sports-related TBI cases, when a player may suffer a concussion or worse during rough play.

A recent article notes that the widow of a former University of Southern California player is currently involved in suing the NCAA for failure to protect Matthew Gee from repeated head trauma.  Alana Gee claims that the NCAA’s negligence led to Gee’s death in 2018 from brain damage.

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Woman Settles for $2.55 Million After Falling At Ex-Boyfriend’s House

Woman Settles for $2.55 Million

The case of a woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) after a mysterious incident at her the home of her former boyfriend has been settled for $2.55 million. The case provides insight into the legal responsibilities of homeowners to persons injured on their property and illustrates the numerous and unpredictable ways that TBIs can affect a person’s life.

In this issue, the Alaska personal injury lawyers with Barber & Associates will talk about the specifics of the case and how TBIs can affect your lifestyle.

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