NFL Concussion Litigation
In the In re National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation, Arnold Levin of Levin Sedran & Berman is Subclass Counsel for Subclass 1 of the nationwide settlement between the NFL and NFL Properties and retired NFL players, their representatives and family members. The retired NFL players sued, accusing the NFL of not warning players and hiding the damages of brain injury.
National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation
On July 7, 2014 the Court granted preliminary approval of this Settlement. The proposed settlement is uncapped and provides for three benefits:
|Benefits of Proposed NFL Concussion Settlement:|
|1. Baseline medical exams for retired NFL players;|
|2. Monetary awards from an uncapped fund for diagnoses of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia and certain cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE (a neuropathological finding) diagnosed after death; and|
|3. Education programs and initiatives related to football safety.|