CORRECTION: NFL Concussion Settlement Gets Final OK

By Joe Van Acker (April 22, 2015, 4:20 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday signed off on an uncapped settlement in multidistrict litigation between the National Football League and about 5,000 former players seeking damages for concussions and degenerative neurological conditions resulting from their playing days. Correction: An earlier headline misstated that the settlement was for $765 million. The error has been corrected.

Former NFL player Kevin Turner, a named plaintiff in the suit who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, said he took comfort in the knowledge that the class members will have guaranteed benefits. (Credit: AP) Judge Anita B. Brody granted final approval to...

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