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US Court Upholds NFL Concussion Settlement

A U.S. federal appeals court has upheld a $1 billion plan by the National Football League to settle a brain concussion lawsuit filed by thousands of former players. About 200 retired players had objected to the deal first approved in 2015, arguing it did not include compensation for players who have not yet shown signs of the degenerative brain disease that researchers suspect is triggered by repeated blows to the head. On Monday, a three judge panel in Philadelphia acknowledged those...

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