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McIntyre Thanasides- NFL Concussion Settlement Registration Deadline

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It is strongly recommended that all retired NFL players register in the settlement regardless of whether they ever file a claim. If you do not register in the settlement before August 7, 2007, you will never be able to make a claim, even if your symptoms occur years in the future.

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McIntyre Thanasides- NFL Concussion Settlement Registration Deadline

  1. 1. The Deadline to Register for the NFL Concussion Settlement is August 7, 2017 Your Lawyers For Life www.McIntyreFirm.com
  2. 2. THE DEADLINETO REGISTER FORTHE NFL CONCUSSION SETTLEMENT IS AUGUST 7, 2017 Retired NFL players who have qualifying medical conditions now have the outlet, through the NFL Concussion Settlement, to file claims and receive compensation for the physical sacrifices they made for the game.This is an uncapped settlement, approved by Federal District Judge Anita Brody, which offers up to $5 million per person, based on age and disease. If you or someone you know has played for the NFL, contact a NFL concussion attorney today to secure your rights in this settlement before it’s too late. It is strongly recommended that all retired NFL players register in the settlement regardless of whether they ever file a claim. If you do not register in the settlement before August 7, 2007, you will never be able to make a claim, even if your symptoms occur years in the future.
  3. 3. THE DEADLINETO REGISTER FORTHE NFL CONCUSSION SETTLEMENT IS AUGUST 7, 2017 What is the NFL Concussion Settlement? In this lawsuit, Plaintiffs claimed that retired NFL players experienced head trauma during their NFL careers, resulting in brain injuries. Plaintiffs accused the NFL Parties of being aware of the evidence and risks associated with repetitive traumatic brain injuries, but failed to warn and protect players against the long-term risks.The NFL Parties denied these claims.After extensive settlement negotiations, plaintiffs and the NFL Parties agreed to the Settlement. Benefits of the Settlement are three-fold: •The Baseline Assessment Program, providing baseline neurological exams, medical testing, and treatment. • Monetary Awards for diagnoses of death with CTE, ALS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Dementia. • Educational Programs, providing $10 million in funding to promote safety and injury prevention with respect to football players, including initiatives in youth football.
  4. 4. THE DEADLINETO REGISTER FORTHE NFL CONCUSSION SETTLEMENT IS AUGUST 7, 2017 Over the next six months, the NFL must make six monthly deposits of $20 million into a special account for players covered by the Settlement. How can I register for the NFL Concussion Settlement? If you do not Register by the August 7, 2017 deadline, you will not be eligible for any benefits. Although it is possible to apply for compensation from the NFL Concussion Settlement without an attorney, it is wise to have an experienced NFL Concussion attorney on your side.The process is more complex than just applying and collecting a check. In order to ensure that you receive the maximum amount you are owed, contact the McIntyre Law Firm. Call us today at 844-511-4800.
  5. 5. RALPH M. GUITO III Ralph M. Guito III, is a senior partner with the law firm of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold ElliottGrimaldi & Guito, P.A., with offices isTampa and Sarasota. A fourth generationTampa native, Ralph graduated from Jesuit High School in 1979. Son ofTampa trial lawyer, Ralph M. Guito, Jr., he was exposed to the legal profession at an early age. As a young boy, he was privileged to watch his father champion the rights of others in the courtrooms of the 1960’s and 70’s, always knowing that he would someday become an attorney himself. Learn more about Ralph here.
  6. 6. ABOUT MCINTYRETHANASIDES “ATampa Law Firm built on Relationships” (844)511-4800 Tampa Office: 500 E. Kennedy Blvd Suite 200 Tampa, FL 33602 Sarasota Office: 1800 2nd St #757 Sarasota, FL 34236 To learn more, visit our website- www.McIntyreFirm.com

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