Shocking England Match Head Injuries

England v Holland

For many of us who watched the football friendly between England v Holland on 29 February, a shocking moment was the accident between England’s Chris Smalling and the Dutch player Klass Jan Huntelaar.

Hospital Treatment

Both players had to leave the pitch for treatment of their head injuries and attended hospital, though the exact extent of their head injuries is still unknown.  There was no apparent blame for the accidental clash of heads, as both players went to head the ball.

Young Men Most at Risk

This incident is a reminder that within the population generally, young men are most at risk of suffering a head injury and a large number of them will suffer such injuries whilst playing sport even in non-contact games such as football.

Head Injury UK: Here to Help

At Head Injury UK our specialist solicitors are experienced in handling head injury claims suffered in a wide range of circumstances.  No matter how you suffered a head injury, you can call us free of charge to discuss whether you have a claim, in confidence and with no obligation.  Please contact Andy Shaw to see how we can help you.
 

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