As was recently reported by Fox Business News (available here, http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/08/22/145m-for-boy-brain-injury-from-metal-bat/), a $14.5 million dollar settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed against baseball bat manufacturer Louisville Slugger. According to the article, the Plaintiff was struck in the chest by a line drive while playing in a little league game in 2006. After being struck by the ball, the child's heart stopped and he was left with permanent brain damage. Due to his injuries the Plaintiff (now 18) is unable to care for himself and requires 24 hour assistance. According to the article the settlement funds will be used to provide for the Plaintiff's extensive future medical needs. The parents of the Plaintiff hope that aluminum baseball bats will no longer be marketed to little league teams due to the risk of injuries that they carry.
The symptoms from traumatic brain injuries can range from relatively minor to very severe and can arise from a wide variety of accidents. Slip and falls, motor vehicle accidents, negligent medical procedures and physical violence are just some of the ways in which traumatic brain injuries can occur (more information regarding traumatic brain injuries is available here, http://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/). Too often traumatic brain injuries are caused by the negligence of another.
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