Apparently, Ben Hamilton's brain falls into a gray area that the recent NFL concussion litigation settlement does not recognize.
A former Broncos starting guard, Hamilton is among seven former NFL players who have filed an objection in a Philadelphia federal court to a recently revised concussion settlement proposal.
Last year, the league and nearly 4,500 former players reached a tentative $765 million settlement to cover their medical costs. That proposal was rejected in January by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody.
A revised settlement proposal reached two weeks ago would remove the $765 million cap.
But the seven players in their objection cite a complicated and restrictive payout system while lawyers collect excessive fees.
The seven players, each of whom suffered numerous concussions while playing in the NFL, are represented by Steve Molo, who is asking Judge Brody to refuse the proposed settlement for a second time. Molo contends that as the settlement guidelines are writte...