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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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Both concussive and sub-concussive blows are common in contact
But ECT would be contraindicated for a patient suffering, as Hemingway suffered, from a dementia caused by alcoholism, concussive trauma, and vascular injury.
It is often regarded as a disease that develops from repetitive head trauma in athletes, such as football players and wrestlers, who suffer multiple concussive injuries.
Tator is negligent for failing to acknowledge such a rule and for not warning about the risks of multiple sub-concussive and concussive blows to the head.
A subset of concussive patients will be overstimulated by light and sound, "so it's important to ask about that and make adjustments in the school day," she said.
The adverse effects of concussive traumatic brain injury are similar whether the injury was sustained in a blast-related incident such as a bomb or improvised explosive device detonation or a non-blast incident such as a fall or car crash, according to a study.
Marino, who is the face of the Miami Dolphins franchise from 1983 to 1999, alleged in the short-form complaint that Marino "sustained repetitive, traumatic sub-concussive and/or concussive head impacts during NFL games and/or practices." The lawsuit filed by Marino and 14 other players is looking for "unspecified amount of financial recovery" in damages brought about the concussion claim.
Until recently it had been thought to only affect boxers who suffered repeated concussive injuries through blows to the head, Dr Stewart said.
Until recently, it had been thought to only affect boxers who suffered repeated concussive injuries through blows to the head, Dr Stewart said.
"But you don't need a concussive trauma to get changes in the microstructure of your brain."
But just when it seemed Bolton had woken up, Phillips delivered a concussive blow, arrowing the ball into the top left-hand corner.
Turning nearly every scene into a blood-soaked melee, "Your Time is Up" is a concussive Viewing experience.