And where is Drew Brees, the great humanitarian, when guys need support? He is another modern-day hypocrite ball player.
Meanwhile, the lawyers are too busy fighting over how to split up the huge upfront gift the NFL dangled in front of their noses to give a crap about the players!
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More than 10 months since the NFL’s high-profile concussion settlement with retired players, only a small percentage of those who have made claims have received monetary awards, with many claiming the process has been flawed and others defending it as necessarily deliberate.
Before the settlement went into effect in January after more than a year’s worth of objections and delays, attorneys for the class of former players had estimated for the court that they expected 665 settlement claims to be paid out in the first year of an agreement many estimated would eventually cost the NFL more than $1 billion.
Thus far, just 140 notices of monetary awards have been issued and around $100 million has been distributed.
“The current administrative structure of the claims process is flawed, cumbersome, and moves at a glacial pace,” attorney Thomas Girardi, who represents more than 500 former players, said in one recent court filing.
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