More Than 18K NFLers Register For Concussion Settlement
Law360, New York (August 4, 2017, 3:31 PM EDT) -- More than 18,400 former National Football League players or their relatives have registered to receive settlement benefits in multidistrict litigation over brain injuries sustained by now-retired players during their NFL careers, the players' attorney said Friday.
Christopher Seeger of Seeger Weiss LLP, co-lead class counsel for the retired NFL players, estimates the class includes about 21,000 former players, indicating that many have yet to register ahead of Monday's deadline. The retired players must be registered to be eligible for benefits under the settlement, including monetary awards.
"This response from former NFL players is tremendous, but we want to make sure all...
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