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NFL Close To Settling Concussion Suits In $765M Agreement
Published August 29, 2013
Lead plaintiffs' lawyer Christopher Seeger said individual awards would be capped at $5M for men with Alzheimer's; $4M for those diagnosed after their deaths with chronic traumatic encephalopathy; and $3M for players with dementia. Any of the "approximately 18,000 former NFL players would be eligible" (AP, 8/29).