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April 23, 2015

Judge Gives Final OK on $765M NFL Concussion Deal

Pennsylvania federal judge Anita B. Brody granted final approval of a $765 million settlement between the National Football League and about 5,000 former players for long-term neurologic injuries allegedly initiated during their playing days.

$75 million will be set aside for a “baseline assessment program” which provides health screenings to retired players, while another $10 million will be directed to an education and injury prevention program. Class members with the most serious qualifying injuries will receive payouts of up to $5 million.

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