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What's Next In The NFL's Legal Battle Over Concussions

In this March 23, 2016, photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gestures during a press conference at the NFL owners meeting in Boca Raton, Fla. (Luis M. Alvarez/AP)
In this March 23, 2016, photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gestures during a press conference at the NFL owners meeting in Boca Raton, Fla. (Luis M. Alvarez/AP)

On Monday, a U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a class action settlement between the National Football League and 20,000 former NFL players. The settlement means retired players can receive between $90,000 and $5 million, depending on the extent of their injuries.

But a small group of players isn’t happy with the deal, and they plan to continue legal action. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Curt Nickisch, senior editor at the Harvard Business Review, about the court’s action and what may happen next.

Guest

  • Curt Nickisch, senior editor of the Harvard Business Review. He tweets @curtnickisch.

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