Lawyers, others vie for pieces of NFL concussion settlement

Mar 30, 2017

The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement resulted from hundreds of lawsuits brought by thousands of former players and their families, alleging that the NFL had concealed the link between football and brain damage. AP Photo/Chuck Burton

Lawyers, others vie for pieces of NFL concussion settlement

ESPN  – ?Mar 29, 2017?
Mark Fainaru-WadaESPN Staff Writer … The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement — nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football — is revealing the underbelly …
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  1. Don Brady, PhD, PsyD, NCSP
    March 30th, 2017 at 11:14 am #

    No surprises with this video content.

    I hope “someone” creates a well publicized and conflict of interest free website that keeps an accurate tally sheet of:

    1- Specific monies paid to each player and their representing attorney

    2- Number of players denied compensation

    3- Specific neuropsychological/neurogonitive tests used to assess each player…

    4- Specific players receiving a timely neuropsychological / neurocognitive report that is written in everyday language, and that thoroughly describes and interprets each test used and the corresponding findings/conclusions

    5- Number of screening appeals & cost to NFL player to appeal….

    6– Names & specific credentials of each evaluator — professional discipline, accredited degrees and certifications

    7- All evaluators and attorneys complete written conflict of interest statements that are placed/published on the website.

    Finally, the “someone” should be NFL-Conflict of Interest free…

    Peace.

    Don Brady, PhD, PsyD, NCSP
    Licensed Clinical Psychologist

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