Posted on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 7:23 am by Williams Hart
On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, a strength coach from University of Houston was fired after a report of several “rhabdo” cases in the women’s soccer team.
According to Channel 2 Investigates, about a dozen of the members of the women’s soccer team were being treated for the serious medical condition known as rhabdomyolysis, or “rhabdo” for short, a condition characterized by the destruction of striated muscle cells. In extreme cases, it can lead to kidney failure.
When the university received reports that a number of the players tested positive for rhabdo, Minor Bowens, the strength coach, was terminated immediately, and his professional profile has since been removed from the University of Houston site.
It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the student-athletes in this scenario. Sadly, they are not the only ones who have experienced personal injury. Personal injury is simply described as an injury to the body, mind, or emotions, and a personal injury lawsuit is filed against the person or entity that caused the harm through negligence, gross negligence, reckless conduct, intentional misconduct, and in some cases on the basis of strict liability. Some of the common damages (also known as the things for which the injured person may be compensated) usually include the injured person’s medical bills, pain and suffering, and diminished quality life.
Getting injured as a direct or indirect result of someone else’s actions can be as complicated as it is devastating to the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers who are experienced in cases like this. That is why, if you think you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.
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