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NFL Concussion Settlement Creates a Lender Feeding Frenzy

NFL Concussion Settlement Creates a Lender Feeding Frenzy

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The former NFL players who are line to receive as much as $5 million each in the legal settlement between the NFL and the injured players are being targeted by lenders who advance money on the future settlements at high rates of interest. The players who may suffer from cognitive impairment, memory problems and other […]

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Court Upholds The NFL’s Concussion Settlement While Seemingly Admitting Faults

Court Upholds The NFL’s Concussion Settlement While Seemingly Admitting Faults

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The settlement between the NFL and former professional football players over the long-term risks of brain injuries was upheld today by the U.S. Third Circuit court of appeals. The appeal was filed last August over numerous concerns, chiefly that the settlement did not cover chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease linked to repeated brain injury. […]

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Ex-NFL Players Aren’t So Happy About The New Concussion Settlement

Ex-NFL Players Aren’t So Happy About The New Concussion Settlement

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Many sports fans and brain injury experts are celebrating the recent settlement between the NFL and former players who are experiencing issues related to traumatic brain injury, but one group isn’t so happy. A recent article from Time Magazine shows there is a small but notable group of former players who are upset with the […]

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Is The Proposed NFL Concussion Settlement as Good as It Sounds?

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Brain injury professionals have been highly critical of the latest proposed settlement between the NFL and the former players suffering from the debilitating after-effects of exposing themselves to repeated brain injuries, but the deal looks almost generous on the surface. How can so many people be so strongly against an “uncapped” settlement which claims to […]

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