Sports-Related Accident Traumatic Injuries in Delaware
Across the country, children, teens, and adults participate in some form of sports to develop physical fitness or simply to have fun. Whether you are a kickboxer, a wrestler, a football player, or a gymnast, there is a strong chance that you have sustained mild to moderate injuries during heated competitions or games. In one brief moment, a normally fun and energetic contest can become deadly.
If you have suffered from a debilitating or life-threatening injury due to negligence, you will face lengthy rehabilitation procedures and equally overwhelming medical bills. With the help of a personal injury lawyer, you can access a variety of resources.
Common Types of Sports-Related Injuries
On the official website for Medline Plus (sponsored by the National Library of Medicine), experts have provided detailed information about sports-related injuries. Medline expresses that accidents caused by a malfunctioning piece of equipment or unprofessional training practices can contribute to dangerous injuries. Here is a list of the most common injuries:
- Strained or swollen muscles
- Injury to the Achilles tendon
- Shinbone injuries
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Bone fractures or dislocations
Delaware Traumatic Brain Injury Regulations
Sports injuries can be some of the most excruciating and debilitating injuries a person can receive. Professional and amateur athletes can easily fall victim to these circumstances. In the worst case scenario, a person can suffer from a traumatic brain injury due to poor training, malfunctioning equipment, or malicious intent. In the State of Delaware, groups like the Delaware Coalition for Injury Prevention offers information related to sports-related TBIs. Here is a brief look:
- Concussions are one of the most common types of TBIs.
- Athletes involved in any sport can suffer from a concussion.
- Men typically sustain concussions during football, ice hockey, lacrosse, and wrestling.
- Women typically sustain concussions during basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, and soccer.
Determining Liability in Sports-Related Injury Accident
If you have been victimized by one or more of these types of sports-related accidents and suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result, you can potentially file your personal injury lawsuit with the aid of a professional lawyer. To determine liability, you must have evidence against the potentially guilty individual (or individuals) proving they were responsible for inflicting injuries on you or other victims. Furthermore, you may also press charges against the culprit for negligence if they failed to take responsibility for the child and failed to protect them from harm. In this event, careless actions caused the crash.
Delaware Personal Injury Attorney
Our attorneys at Edelstein, Martin, & Nelson are passionate about our practice and are knowledgeable in the laws, rules, and statutes surrounding catastrophic personal injuries in the State of Delaware. We fight for the rights of every victim and the members of victims’ families and will help you receive justice for such tragic and unfortunate circumstances. If you or a loved one has suffered from a violent sports-related accident, contact our office at 800-300-0909 to file a malpractice lawsuit today.