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Brain injury group: Concussion award scheme flawed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A national brain injury group has condemned the proposed payout scheme for NFL concussion claims as "deeply flawed," saying it excludes many former players suffering from mood swings, depression, aggression and other related problems. The Brain Injury Association of America said the plan favors former players with memory problems and certain neuromuscular diseases but leaves out those with other symptoms that can stem from brain trauma.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The NFL knows how to play hardball with ailing retired players who don’t have the money to individually sue.  It’s like trying to sue the U.S. government.

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