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NFL Prepared to Settle Concussion Claims for $765 Million

PHILADELPHIA — (Mealey’s) In an Aug. 29 order, a Pennsylvania federal judge announced that the National Football League and players have reached a $765 million settlement in the concussion injury multidistrict litigation ( In re: National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation...

OSHA and Pro Sports—Are Concussions the NFL’s Black Lung?

San Francisco linebacker Chris Borland rocked the sports world yesterday by announcing his retirement from pro football at the age of 24 after playing only one NFL season. His reason: concerns about the long-term impact of football-related head trauma. The news comes even as the NFL has implemented...