DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Parents Sue School District So Their Injured Son Can Play in Championship Game

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Parents Sue School District So Their Injured Son Can Play in Championship Game
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Every so often, something happens in the course of amateur and youth sports that makes one pause….and makes one think about whether we as sports parent really do have our priorities in order.
Let ask you this: if your son, a HS football player, had been diagnosed with a possible concussion, would you allow him to go back and play in next week’s game?
Would it make any difference that the next game was for the state championship? That your son was the star running back on an undefeated team? That your son has assured you repeatedly that he’s absolutely fine?
I want you to think about that dilemma…

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