NFL Concussion Settlements
Attention Retired NFL Players! $765 Million Settlement
NFL Concussion Settlements, are you a former or retired NFL player? Then you need to know the following:
- The NFL has agreed to an UNCAPPED settlement, compensating former players and their families, to be paid out in compensation to players who have suffered cognitive injury or their families.
- The settlement sum is meant for compensating players directly, baseline medical exams and additional research.
- Time is of the essence!
Representing Injured NFL Players and Their Families
The NFL is one of the most lucrative professional sports leagues in the world. With revenues generated in the billions of dollars, players may be sacrificing their health and long-term well-being for these excessive profits.
Although there are certain risks that players do have an understanding of when entering the league, these risks are generally more short-term. Injuries such as broken bones and fractures. Studies by Boston University’s Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy have uncovered research supporting a serious brain degenerative disease known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
This is a long-term disease similar to dementia and Parkinson’s disease. Speech, memory and physical capabilities can become permanently damaged. CTE has been found commonly in NFL players, likely due to repeated concussions and blows to the head. Many times, players could have been pushed to play through head injuries. What is disturbing about CTE is not just its existence and high risk for NFL players but that the NFL knew about CTE and did nothing about it. That is where the settlement comes in. If you are a former NFL player, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation, for a wide range of brain injuries.
Contact McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A., and tell us about your NFL career so that we can start helping you obtain the compensation that you and your family deserve.