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Data Underpinning First NFL Settlement Disclosed

Saranac Hale Spencer | September 15, 2014

Number-crunchers for both the NFL and the former players who sued the league after they suffered head injuries found that the original settlement amount of $760 million—which was rejected in January by the federal judge handling the case—would have been able to cover the claims former players are likely to make over the next 65 years.
That actuarial information, which had been kept confidential from all but a small number of lawyers representing the thousands of plaintiffs in the case, has been a source of contention over the last year as dozens of lawyers in the case sought to get access to it. The two reports were disclosed Friday.

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