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Personal Injury Claims Stemming from Participation in Dangerous Sports

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The most recent news concerning injuries caused by participation in sports is focused on professional athletes who have suffered traumatic brain injuries and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Many reports have focused on the serious damage that can be caused by participation in these high-impact sports. However, these injuries are not isolated to individuals playing these... read more
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High School Athletes in New Mexico May Suffer Concussions Despite Safety Laws

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About 150,000 high school athletes suffer a concussion each year across the country. In Albuquerque, approximately 15 students at each public high school reportedly sustain a traumatic brain injury while playing sports at school. Since 2010, New Mexico requires schools to offer education and safety programs designed to prevent young athletes from receiving a concussion... read more
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Two Tourists Injured in Santa Fe Pedestrian Accident

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On Black Friday, two tourists were hospitalized after being hit by a sport utility vehicle (SUV) in Santa Fe. According to Santa Fe Police Lieutenant Dale Lettenberger, a 62-year-old female and a 61-year-old male were struck by a Jeep Cherokee at the intersection of Paseo de Peralta and East Alameda Streets. The pair was reportedly... read more
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Farmington Teen Involved in Fatal Crash Begins Rehabilitation

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More than one month after a fatal accident killed a Farmington 18-year-old, his passenger was transferred to Carrie Tingley Hospital in Albuquerque to begin the lengthy rehabilitation process. On August 3rd, Andrew Pope was reportedly driving northbound on Butler Avenue when he allegedly attempted to turn onto Piñon Hills Boulevard in front of an oncoming... read more
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New Mexico State University Professor Examines Brain Trauma in Rodeo Participants

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Safety concerns and lawsuits over brain trauma in football players of all ages have recently made headlines. Because of this, New Mexico State University (NMSU) began collecting information regarding football player concussions three years ago. Now, a professor from the university’s Department of Human Performance, Dance and Recreation is collecting similar data on rodeo athletes.... read more
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