Former Players Appeal NFL Concussion Settlement Agreement

A group of former NFL players filed an appeal asking the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to reject the NFL concussion settlement agreement because it excludes what they are calling “the signature brain disease of football.” As the agreement stands right now, players diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the future may not be eligible to receive compensation. This could leave thousands of players who have yet to be diagnosed with a neurological disorder without compensation for their injuries.

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