College Athlete Concussion Settlement
- Athletes who played an NCAA sport can get free concussion screenings twice a year for the next 50 years because of a class action lawsuit that’s been brought against the NCAA
- The NCAA concussion suit covers any former student-athletes who played a sport including lacrosse, wrestling, hockey, football or soccer at an NCAA school at any time prior to February 15, 2019
- In the concussion settlement from the NCAA, the NCAA has agreed to contribute a sum of $5,000,000 over a period of 10 years to research the prevention, treatment, and effects of concussions
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When will the NCAA concussion settlement start to provide screenings via the College Athlete Concussion Settlement?
Former NCAA athletes can take a concussion questionnaire as soon as the class action suit against the NCAA receives final approval, which is expected to be around January 5, 2019. Athletes do not need to attend the NCAA class suit fairness hearing to participate in the law suit. The NCAA concussion questionnaire will be available on the settlement web site as soon as it’s approved by a judge.
To contact a representative of the NCAA concussion lawsuit
- SIPRUT PC, 17 North State Street, Suite 1600, Chicago, Illinois 60602
- Call 877-209-9898