SPORTS INJURY LITIGATION

Registration opened in the NFL Concussion Settlement on February 8, 2017.  All Settlement Class Members needed to register to be eligible for benefits.  All players born on or before June 6, 1974 MUST take their BAP exams on or before June 6, 2019.

Despite overwhelming medical evidence that on-field concussions lead directly to brain injuries and frequent tragic repercussions for retired players and their families,  the National Football League failed to take effective action to protect players from known risks associated with repeated head trauma.  To make matters worse, the NFL concealed relevant and material medical information about treatment protocols from players so they could stay on the field and make Billions of dollars for the NFL.  Little by little, information is surfacing that shows that the NFL deliberately covered up  medical evidence that shows a clear link between on field concussions and brain injury.  While athletes in other sports who had suffered concussions were being told to rest for significant  periods of time, the NFL fostered a “tough guy” culture that encouraged teams to send players who had suffered obvious concussions back onto the field too soon putting them at significant risk.  In our view, The NFL has failed to take reasonable steps to protect players from devastating, even fatal head injuries.  To make matters worse, the NFL has done everything in its power to hide the issue and mislead players, teams and the general public about known medical risks associated with concussions.

Edward Stone Law is working with top experts in the brain trauma field and can quickly assess the extent to which you may or may not have a viable claim for damages against the NFL.  Our experts will help to diagnose or confirm a diagnosis of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (“MTBI”) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) and we can help you or your family with information and documentation about support services and medical literature pertaining to MTBI and TBI symptoms and treatment.  We offer a free initial documentation review and consultation and we are handling these types of cases on a reasonable contingency fee basis.  If we cannot secure a recovery for you or your family we will not charge you a fee.

We believe that many former players may have suffered severe pathological and debilitating injuries caused by the concussive and sub-concussive impacts that have plagued a number of former professional football players. Sometimes symptoms show up immediately, sometimes they develop over time.  For more information contact us by email at eddie@edwardstonelaw.com or call us at (203) 504-8425.