3 in 10 former NFL players to develop brain problems according to data

September 12, 2014 11:00 PM

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According to a data report, three in 10 former NFL players are expected to develop neurocognitive problems in their lifetime and receive payments under the proposed $765 million concussion settlement. This data was prepared for ex-players’ lawyers and has now become available to the public.

The report was prepared for Senior U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody, who is presiding over the class-action lawsuit in Philadelphia that accuses the NFL of hiding information that linked concussions to brain injuries according to the Associated Press.

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