Concussions Are Equal Opportunity Injuries

 

Twice recently I have written about sports injuries — here http://www.louthianlaw.com/blog/2013/09/field-safety/ and here http://www.louthianlaw.com/blog/2013/07/brain-injury-teens-uncommon-2/.

Cheerleading Brain Injuries

But a recent accident with my own child caused me to take an even closer look, through the lens of my family’s experience. My 12-year-old daughter, who is in the seventh grade, is on the junior varsity cheerleading squad at A.C. Flora High School in Columbia. In addition to cheering at games, they compete in cheerleading contests.

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