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Dan Marino Files Concussion Lawsuit Against NFL

14 other former NFL players join lawsuit


Dan Marino, a Hall of Fame quarterback, has joined a lawsuit against the NFL that was filed on May 28.

dan-marino-concussion-lawsuit-nflThe lawsuit was filed by Dan Marino and 14 other former NFL players over misleading information regarding concussions. The lawsuit claims that the NFL didn’t properly alert players to the long-term dangers of concussions, reports USA Today.

A settlement of $765 million was agreed on over a concussion lawsuit between plaintiffs and NFL in January, but a judge didn’t agree to the terms. Federal judge Anita B. Brody claimed that there wasn’t enough data to guarantee that there would be enough money to cover medical cost for all of the eligible players, USA Today notes.

Dan Marino joined a lawsuit against the NFL with other football veterans, such as Moses Moreno and Dwight Wheeler. The lawsuit claims that the NFL has known about the long-term dangers of concussions since the early 1970s, reports CBS Sports.

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