Trials & Error

The NFL Concussion Settlement

January 2, 2016

Football may be America’s national pastime, but the sport also causes concussions and brain injuries.

A federal judge recently approved the NFL Concussion Settlement in a class action filed by more than 4,000 former players. However, 90 players have appealed and about 200 have opted out of the settlement. Our discussion took place less than a week before the Super Bowl, and tackled topics including the neurological consequences of football, the responsibility of the NFL to its players and its prior knowledge of brain injuries and the ramifications of the settlement itself.

Watch it here.

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