Houston NFL Concussion Settlement Lawyer
A class action settlement has been reached with the NFL offers financial recovery up to $5 million for retired NFL players affected by brain injuries and family members of former NFL players who incurred brain injuries.
In order to submit a claim for this settlement program and determine if you qualify, please download the concussion settlement form and return provide it to the McDonald Worley law office. No awards have been issued yet. The money will be made available after the effective date of the settlement—act now before it’s too late, call 877-721-3423 to schedule your free consultation.
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Landmark $1 Billion NFL Concussion Settlement
Former NFL players affected by brain and other degenerative brain injuries and their family members can now file claims for a settlement fund rewarding up to $5 million each to severely injured retired NFL players. U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody recently approved the settlement following a three-judge panel affirming approval in the Third Circuit court.
The NFL concussion lawsuit was filed by 5,000 ex-NFL players who took legal action after alleging that they suffered serious neurocognitive injuries and concussion side effects during their careers as NFL players.
Who Does the Settlement Cover?
All players who retired before July 7, 2014, and family members of players who died before July 7, 2014, may qualify. NFL players who qualify will be assessed for financial compensation based upon playing time, age, and the severity of the concussion-related brain damage and head trauma side effects. You will be asked to fill out our neurological intake form available above for our law firm to determine your eligibility and ensure your claim seeks maximum entitled compensation.
Our NFL concussion lawyers will work with you and your family to maximize your financial awards and ensure all paperwork is filed properly for registration—to ensure that you don’t miss out on this opportunity. Read more about our work as a nationally recognized traumatic brain injury lawyer.
$1 Billion Concussion Settlement Upheld
The $1 billion NFL brain injury settlement survived appeal in April 2016 when a federal appeals court upheld the settlement that supposed to compensate football players who suffered from head trauma during their time with the NFL and later went on to develop a degenerative brain disease such as Alzheimers’s disease, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, or ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), ESPN reported.
The NFL concussion settlement is supposed to be able to provide compensation for 20,000 former NFL players for 65 years. It is estimated that about 6,000 retired players are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or moderate dementia.
The settlement is currently be challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court by NFL players that want the settlement to cover future cases of Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) as well as current ones.
Right now, the settlement only covers those diagnosed with CTE before April 2015.
Get Help From the NFL Concussion Settlement
If you experience worsening symptoms of neurological damage caused by head trauma, the NFL concussion settlement allows players to appeal their initial claim.
Thousands of NFL players suffering from CTE are expected to come forward with claims against the $1 billion settlement fund. No award will be paid out until all appeals have been exhausted. However, all qualified players need to register now to protect themselves, their families and their future financial health.
Our law firm will ensure you receive the required baseline neurological tests required to support your compensation claim and meet eligibility requirements. It is VERY IMPORTANT you retain counsel with the personal injury lawyers of McDonald Worley right away, so we can begin the process to ensure you don’t miss out on the window to make your claim.
For more information about the reasons for the settlement and eligibility for class membership, reach out to our law office with your questions, and Don Worley will answer them personally.
We represent retired NFL players with their concussion claims: ensuring all paperwork is submitted by required deadlines, seeing that all doctors tests and neurological testing required for compensation is completed, and pursuing the maximum NFL settlement award entitled—on a contingency basis. Meaning there are no up-front costs, no fees unless you win compensation.
To take the first step towards registering for the NFL concussion settlement – please download the neurological intake form above and fill it out as best you can, and email it to our office right away.