NFL Concussion Settlement Pays Out Over $502M In Claims

Law360 (July 31, 2018, 9:29 PM EDT) -- The special master overseeing the National Football League’s concussion settlement on Monday said that more than half a billion dollars in claims have been awarded in the past year and a half, exceeding what the NFL originally estimated it would pay out over 10 years.

According to a report posted online by the special master, as of Monday 521 claims worth a total of $502 million have been awarded to retired NFL players or their families since the settlement went into effect in January 2017. In a news release Monday, class co-lead counsel Seeger Weiss LLP said the NFL had estimated...

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