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NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1bn settlement

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

NFL will end race-based adjustments in dementia testing Practice came to light in civil rights lawsuit filed in 2019 The NFL agreed to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing that critics said made it difficult for Black retirees to qualify for awards in the $1bn settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court. The revised testing plan follows public outrage over the use of “race-norming”, a practice that came to light only after two former NFL players filed a civil rights lawsuit over it in 2019. The adjustments, critics say, may have...
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