The NFL’s $765 million settlement over concussions came up short a second time as a federal judge said she wants more changes before she’ll approve it. US District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia said the NFL should expand payment for some claims by about 5,000 players who sued the league seeking damages for head injuries. Brody was convinced of the necessity for revisions by former players and their families who presented the symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy as a strain on their daily lives. Brody asked lawyers on both sides to address the issues before February 13th, or explain why they’re unwilling to agree to the amendments.
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