Head injury

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Man Who Died After Fall At Police Station Had Earlier Injury

An alcoholic man who died this month after falling and hitting his head inside the Aberdeen police station had been released from a hospital just hours earlier after suffering a seizure, and had been treated for a head injury that same week.

04/22/2015

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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Man Hurt In Ballpark Fight Sues Alleged Attackers

A man who sustained a head injury in a fight during a ball game at Camden Yards is suing his alleged assailants for $5 million.

06/02/2014

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Concussion Symposium Held In Baltimore; Active D1 Athlete Sues NCAA

As the first active division one athlete files a lawsuit against the NCAA over concussions, athletes, lawmakers, doctors and lawyers gathered together Friday in Baltimore to focus on the effects and consequences of concussions in sports.

03/07/2014

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Judge To Hear Arguments In Frostburg University Football Wrongful Death Suit

A lawsuit stemming from the head-injury death of a Frostburg State University football player should be dismissed because his coaches did not know the athlete was bleeding or had suffered a concussion and could not have foreseen that he was endangering his life by participating in practice drills, lawyers say.

02/20/2014

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Service Planned For Frostburg State Football Player

Helmet-to-helmet contact is the cause of death for a Frostburg State football player. Derek Sheely, 22, died during practice late last month.

09/13/2011

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Funeral Set For Md. College Football Player

Friends and family members are sharing memories of a Frostburg State University football player who died after collapsing during practice.

09/01/2011