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NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1B settlement – Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri 2021-10-20 21:42:26 –

Philadelphia (AP) —The NFL has agreed to end racial-based adjustments in dementia testing in a $ 1 billion settlement of concussion claims.

This is due to a proposed settlement filed in federal court in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Critics say the use of “race criteria” in the test made it difficult for black retirees to win an average of $ 500,000 or more.

The proposed changes will take place after a few months of private negotiations.

The NFL states that the plan provides a “race-neutral assessment process” and “diagnosis accuracy and impartiality in concussion reconciliation.”

The league says it wants US Regional Senior Judge Anita Brody to approve it quickly.



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