NFL concussion lawsuit News

Sports-Related Brain Injuries Are Emerging Risk for US & UK Insurers: S&P Report

Sports-related brain injuries are one of the top emerging insurance claims in the U.S. and the U.K., according to a report published by S&P Global Ratings. While the potential risk of such liability claims is rising rapidly, S&P did not …

NFL Defends $1 Billion Concussion Settlement Against Critics in Court

The NFL on Thursday asked a U.S. appeals court to uphold a potential $1 billion plan to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players. Critics appealing the settlement complain it protects some retirees at the expense of others. …

Blowing the Whistle on NFL’s Concussion Studies

As football’s concussion crisis continues to linger, it has also bolstered the growing field of sports medicine, which is addressing the need for more study on brain injuries in sports. It’s important to keep a skeptical eye on who’s conducting …

Player’s Widow Sues NFL, Claims Husband’s Suicide Due to Concussions

The National Football League was sued by the widow of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver, claiming his suicide last year was the result of head trauma and concussions he sustained. The NFL ignored, minimized and disputed the …