Monthly Archives - December 2016

Top 10 things to know about the NFL concussion settlement

Top 10 things to know about the NFL concussion settlement After more than three years of litigation, the National Football League (NFL) and thousands of former players recently reached a compensation agreement for those suffering from neurological conditions related to on-field concussions, including dementia, Parkinson’s disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Here are the top 10 things to know about the settlement: It all started with one doctor In September 2002, a Pittsburgh-area pathologist, Bennet Omalu, began autopsying the body of a [...]