Ex-players open NFL lawsuit round
An early look at the legal strategies in cases that could take years
The words and phrases of the NFL's concussion crisis are dramatic enough -- depression, diminished brain function, dementia, wrongful death, and allegations against the league of conspiracy and fraudulent concealment.
But the numbers are more dramatic. At least 3,000 former players or their families are filing lawsuits, and there may be many more. They seek money damages for lives altered or ended by concussions. If the suits succeed in pinning the blame for the troubles on the NFL, ...
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