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FILE - In this March 15, 2013, file photo, attorney Sol Weiss takes part in a concussion symposium at Villanova University School of Law, in Villanova, Pa. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia, announced Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, that the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million. The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research. Weiss of Philadelphia, filed the first lawsuit on behalf of former Atlanta Falcon Ray Easterling who later committed suicide. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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