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The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.
UPMC and Highmark have reached a tentative agreement.
The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related brain disorders they say were caused by the very on-field violence that fueled the game’s rise to popularity and profit.
The city of Pittsburgh will pay more than $200,000 to settle two cases resulting from the 2009 G-20 Summit.