A $765 million deal was agreed upon between the National Football League and former players who filed a collective brain injury lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Thursday, August 29.
The lawsuit was filed by thousands of former NFL players who claimed to have suffered from brain injuries during the course of their professional playing contract with the NFL due to the league’s intentional refusal of tell people about the dangerous effects of head to head contact in exchange for financial gains.
U.S. District Judge Anita Brody presided over the case wherein Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots running back veteran Kevin Turner, who suffered from Lou Gehrig’s illness after an 8 year stint with the NFL, acted as the lead plaintiff in the collective lawsuit.
Brain injuries are very serious health problems that often require a great deal of money to cover medical care and other costs. For a free evaluation of a potential personal injury claim in Kenosha, get in touch with a lawyer at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874.