NFL’s Record Settlement for Traumatic Brain Injuries

By: Wednesday January 8, 2014 5:15 pm

Former National Football League players have reached a 914 million dollar settlement with the NFL for traumatic brain injuries. The settlement proposal is subject to court approval.


Gabrielle Giffords Champions Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury for Service Members

By: Thursday April 21, 2011 3:25 pm

Giffords is living proof of the potential for cognitive rehabilitation therapy. It’s an expensive procedure. But the Pentagon budget, let’s say, has a few bucks to spare in reserve. Rather than putting that money into buying the 1,592nd armored carrier or 15th prototype stealth fighter that will simply be mothballed, that money ought to go to fix the soldiers who are wounded in battle. And there’s nobody better to take up that fight than Gabrielle Giffords.

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