NFL Concussion Judge Wants Changes To $765M Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (February 2, 2015, 6:19 PM EST) -- The National Football League may have to make a few changes to its $765 million settlement in multidistrict concussion-related litigation, including making concessions for sufferers of a brain condition that's hard to detect, according to an order in Pennsylvania federal court on Monday.

U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody suggested a series of changes to the deal she preliminarily approved in July, including expanded coverage for the families of players who are diagnosed with the degenerative brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy before the settlement's final approval, according to the order.

The proposed revision is a nod to demands by a group...

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