Catastrophic injuries can be caused by anything from car accidents to workplace accidents to home fires and burns to medical negligence. They can also be caused by sports, including football, cheerleading, etc. According to the University of North Carolina’s National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research, 65.2% of all catastrophic injuries sustained in youth sports take place in cheerleading – it is second only to American football.
FAQs About Catastrophic Injuries
Q: What classifies as a catastrophic injury?