NFL Concussion Settlement Information
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Federal District Court Judge Anita Brody’s decision approving the NFL Concussion Settlement Agreement. The settlement covers more than 20,000 former players and could be worth well over $1 billion when all is said and done. The agreement would provide payments of up to $5 million to players who have one of a handful of neurological disorders. Medical monitoring for all players to determine if they qualify for payment is also included in the agreement as well as money for education about concussions. Retired players who could be awarded the most money include those who have been diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia.
Who May be Eligible for Compensation?
All retired NFL players may be eligible for compensation. Family members of deceased former players may be eligible to file a claim and receive compensation on behalf of their loved one. Our team can help you figure out whether or not you are eligible to file a claim and to receive compensation, please call us today.