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CONCUSSION, civ. law. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to give something of value. It differs from robbery in this, that in robbery the thing is taken by force, while in concussion it is obtained by threatened violence. Hein. Lec. El, Sec. 1071

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All rugby players, both professional and amateur, who suffered a suspected brain concussion while playing rugby and confirmed by our consultation with one neurologist, were included.
I experienced pain, limited mobility, unpleasant brain concussion symptoms, post-traumatic stress symptoms with nightmares, and high anxiety associated with vehicular traffic.
He ruled Mr Millar had a mild brain concussion without demonstrable damage and was clinically depressed.
I suffered a double brain concussion, and my brain swelled so badly the doctors thought they would have to drill holes in my skull to relieve the pressure.
This may have resulted from respiratory compromise (especially in high-level quadriplegia) or a brain concussion.
Having been severely tortured by security officers, Huitian is now suffering a brain concussion.