Brain injury findings could be landmark in battle to win compensation for stricken ex-players
Recent research conducted by the University of Glasgow is of huge significance in football’s long-running history with brain injury. The fact that neurodegenerative disease was listed as the primary or contributory cause of death amongst so many former players is staggering. This evidence cannot be ignored, the links are known and football’s governing bodies have a responsibility to the players. If they do not now act, they will leave themselves vulnerable to legal claims.Link to article
Category: Negligence » Employers' liability; Personal injury. Keyword(s): Sport; Football. Area(s) of law: Employment; Technology and Information; Litigation.