NFL players concussion settlement News

Court Upholds NFL’s $765 Million Concussion Settlement as ‘Fair’

The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was found by a federal appeals court to be fair, if imperfect. The decision sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent opted …

NFL Agrees to Remove Cap on Players’ Concussions Payments

The National Football League agreed to lift a cap on cash awards to settle concussion claims after a federal judge said she was concerned not all players could be paid from a proposed $675 million compensation fund. Under a revised …

NFL Agrees to Settle Players’ Concussion Suits for $765 Million

The National Football League agreed to pay $765 million to settle thousands of lawsuits over players concussions in a deal that provides individual awards and medical monitoring, according to court filings. The settlement will compensate more than 5,000 ex-players for …