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Tag Archives: concussions

‘Zoombombing’ claims settle for $85 million

Welcome to Monday, the 28th anniversary of the $173 million purchase of the Baltimore Orioles by an investment team led by attorney Peter G. Angelos. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Zoom agrees to pay ...

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NFL to halt ‘race-norming,’ which assumed lower cognitive function in Black brain injury claims (access required)

The NFL pledged to halt the use of “race-norming,” which assumed Black players started out with lower cognitive function, in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims and to review past scores for any potential race bias.

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Chocolate milk maker wanted study touted with ‘Concussion’ film (access required)

NEW YORK — A small chocolate milk company wanted to tout the ability of its drink in helping high school athletes recover from concussions to coincide with the Will Smith movie “Concussion,” according to emails obtained by The Associated Press. ...

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NFL concussion settlement now faces appeal (access required)

The National Football League’s $765 million settlement of concussion lawsuits is headed for an appeal, a move that could delay players’ access to benefits. Philadelphia U.S. District Judge Anita Brody’s approval of the accord capped almost two years of negotiations ...

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NFL concussion deal appears near

A Johns Hopkins professor, the widow of a former NFL player who had both Alzheimer's disease and CTE when he died in 2010, is critical of the proposed settlement.

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