Wednesday, June 1st 2016 could become an historic day for thousands of former NFL Players that have been waiting patiently for the appeals to the NFL concussion settlement to be “exhausted” so that guys with serious cognitive impairments can finally begin the process of applying for monetary awards.
Thomas L. Ambro, one of the three judges that heard the original NFL Concussion Settlement appeal, said the majority of judges in the court were not in favor of rehearing the case.
When the 3 judges initially affirmed Judge Brody’s approval of the settlement, they said “This settlement will provide nearly $1 billion in value to the class of retired players. It is a testament to the players, researchers and advocates who have worked to expose the true human costs of a sport so many love. Though not perfect, it is fair.”
In an article I wrote last December,