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Is there any legal action I can take to help cover the expenses that the athletic department of my university has caused me?

Question Details: I was a student-athlete for 4 years. For all of those years I was having shoulder issues that affected my performance. I went to see the trainers hundreds of times, who told me that nothing was seriously wrong with my shoulder and that I did not need any further examination. I graduated 8 months ago and now I am an accountant. Recently, my shoulder pain got to the point where it affected my work at the office, so I decided to go see an orthopedist. They had me get an X-ray right away and they diagnosed me with extreme arthritis that was caused from years of wear and tear and incorrect treatment. They have now told me that I need an MRI and that this will require surgery soon and most likely multiple surgeries for the rest of my life. Also, the university's head athletic trainer has just been cited by the state for having a total of 5 unlicensed staff members working as assistant athletic trainers.

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