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NFL agrees to uncapped funds in revised concussion settlement

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The NFL and retired player plaintiffs announced a revised settlement agreement in the NFL concussion lawsuit on Wednesday, removing the cap for concussion damages.

A U.S. district court judge rejected an initial $765 million settlement after worrying about the award lasting across all potential claims. Wednesday’s announcement removes any cap on financing medical benefits for former players, if those claims fall under the lawsuit and are proven.

“This agreement will give retired players and their families immediate help if they suffer from a qualifying…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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