More former NFL players file lawsuit over brain injuries
The National Football League has several lawsuits pending as more and more former NFL players have come forwarded, claiming that repeated head injuries they suffered while playing has lead to permanent brain injuries.
This past week, three more retired players have filed a lawsuit against the NFL and want to establish a medical monitoring program for detecting brain damage. Tommy Mason, 72; Harry Jacobs, 74; Jerome Barkum, 61; and their wives are listed as plaintiffs on the lawsuit. They claim the league knew or should have known about the risks and serious effects of repeated head injuries.
The lawsuit was filed early last week in Manhattan.
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