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N.F.L. to Drop Race-Based Measures in Concussion Settlement

N.F.L. to Drop Race-Based Measures in Concussion Settlement

The N.F.L. said it would scrap the use of a disputed race-based method of evaluating dementia claims made by former players in the league’s concussion settlement and pledged to evaluate for evidence of bias the hundreds of claims that...
NFL's Concussion Settlement Will Look at Racial Bias in Payouts

NFL’s Concussion Settlement Will Look at Racial Bias in Payouts

The judge overseeing the landmark N.F.L. concussion settlement ordered a mediator to look into concerns about the league’s use of separate scoring curves — one for Black athletes, another for white players — used by doctors to evaluate dementia-related...
Black N.F.L. Players Want New Advocate in Concussion Settlement

Black N.F.L. Players Want New Advocate in Concussion Settlement

Two retired N.F.L. players who have filed dementia-related claims in the N.F.L. concussion settlement, and have accused the league of discriminating against Black players, want their own representative to attend a mediation aimed at addressing the use of race-based...

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