We put our trust in objects like bike helmets to help reduce our chances of sustaining a brain injury if anything unfortunate were to happen during our ride. Football players place similar trust in their pads and helmets to reduce their chances of concussions during games and practices. Unfortunately for Colorado teenager Rhett Ridolfi, his Riddell made football helmet did not protect him from suffering a concussion during one of his football practices in 2008. He was not taken immediately to the hospital and now has severe brain damage and paralysis on his left side. The jury found that Riddell neglected to warn people wearing its helmets about concussion dangers.
Ridolfi and his family were awarded $11.5 million in a verdict delivered on April 14. The family filed a lawsuit against Riddell and several high school coaches and administrators.
Accidents like these are very unfortunate and devastating to victims and families who have sustained injuries because of defective products. It is because of this injustice that our Colorado injury attorneys seek to expose these defects to help the victims of these terrible accidents. If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain Injury you may be entitled to compensation, much like Mr. Ridolfi and his family. Please contact us today at (866) 377- 3800 to schedule a consultation.
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