Retired players, legal representatives of incapacitated or deceased players, and families of deceased players may be eligible to receive benefits from this Settlement. The proposed settlement
provides for three benefits:
1. Baseline medical exams for retired NFL players;
2. Monetary awards for diagnoses of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia and certain cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE (a neuropathological
finding) diagnosed after death; and
3. Education programs and initiatives related to football safety. All valid claims for injury will be paid in full for 65 years. Retired players, their legal representatives and family members do not
have to prove that the players’ injuries were caused by playing NFL football to get money from the Settlement. A proposed maximum dollar amount for each level of claim is listed below for each
Qualifying Diagnosis before any adjustments are made.
sclerosis (ALS): Potential Award 5 Million USD
Death with CTE
(diagnosed after death): Potentail Award 4 Million USD
Disease: Potential Award 3.5 Million USD
Disease: Potential Award 3 Million USD
Neurocognitive Impairment (i.e., moderate Dementia): Potential Award: 1.5 Million USD
Neurocognitive Impairment (i.e., early Dementia): Potential Award: 1 Million USD
Monetary awards may be increased up to 2.5% per year during the 65-year Monetary Award Fund term for
To receive the maximum amount outlined a retired player must have played for at least five
Eligible Seasons and have been diagnosed when younger than 45 years old.
You are now able to register for benefits as the Court has granted final approval of the Settlement
with your law firm.
If you or a loved one would like a pre-settlement cash advance or settlement cash advance once your
final settlement figure is known; or if you are an ex-NFL player who has played for 5 years in the League and have brain injuries and need an NFL concussion lawyer, please don't hesitate to contact
us by applying online or simply call us at 877-95-NEXUS.