Deion Sanders Will Seek Compensation for Head Injuries Suffered as NFL Player

September 8, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Hall of Fame cornerback and return specialist Deion Sanders is seeking compensation for head injuries he suffered during his NFL playing days.
Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com outlined the situation on Saturday, citing documents obtained by the Los Angeles Times' Ken Bensinger, who reported on the matter earlier in the week.
In those documents, it was revealed that in 2010, Sanders filed a head injury claim under the California workers' compensation system against his former team, the Dallas Cowboys.
The alarming finding in the claim, which is still pending, is that four independent doctors found Sanders to be 86 percent impaired.
This development deviates from Sanders' public stance on the issue of concussion litigation, although concussions are not the specific nature of his lawsuit. Earlier this year, the eight-time All-Pro suggested that about half of the players seeking lawsuit settlements were essentially grabbing for money.
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