Read objections to the proposed NFL concussion class-action settlement filed by former NFL players

On Wednesday, we told you that federal district judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia has preliminarily approved a class-action settlement in a case brought by former NFL football players against the NFL. The suit claims that the NFL is responsible for their serious concussion-related injuries.

Some former players have already told the court that they don't like the deal. Read these objections claiming that the settlement would shortchange many former players while benefitting the NFL and the class-action lawyers. Among other concerns, the objectors say that (1) the procedures for filing claims are so onerous that many deserving former players will be unable to perfect their claims on time and (2) many concussion-related, football-caused afflicitons are not compensated under the settlement (but should be).

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