Ex-Student Athlete Says Doc Wrongly Ruled Out Concussion

By Khorri Atkinson (September 9, 2021, 9:55 PM EDT) -- A former American University student athlete argued on the first day of trial in D.C. federal court Thursday that a military physician suggested that she "drink some coffee" after she was hit in the head with a stick while playing in a Division I field hockey match against the University of Richmond in September 2011.

Jennifer Bradley told Judge Reggie B. Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia during the bench trial that she had voiced complaints and made reports after starting to experience symptoms associated with concussions. But Dr. Aaron Williams, a U.S. Army physician on a...

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