Professional Athlete Workers’ Compensation Settlements

american footballCarney Law Firm has obtained hundreds of monetary settlements and lifetime medical benefit awards on behalf of former professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer players who have had their careers cut short due to injury. Massachusetts ranks among the states with the best monetary benefits for injured athletes and is also one of the few states that require teams to remain responsible for lifetime medical treatment. Our recent settlements obtained on behalf of professional athletes include the following:

  • Monetary settlement plus lifetime medical benefits for former New England tight end who suffered career ending shoulder injury in Super Bowl XLII.

  • Monetary settlement plus lifetime medical benefits for former New Orleans running back who suffered a career ending knee injury in practice days prior to a preseason game in Foxboro, MA.

  • Monetary settlement plus lifetime medical benefits for former New England offensive lineman who suffered a career-ending torn quadriceps muscle injury in preseason practice.

  • Monetary settlement plus lifetime medical benefits for former New England soccer player who suffered numerous concussions which led to early retirement from the sport.

  • Monetary settlement plus lifetime medical benefits for former All-Pro New England cornerback who suffered a career ending shoulder injury.

  • Monetary settlement plus lifetime medical benefits for former New England linebacker who had his career cut short due to a major neck injury.

  • Monetary settlement plus lifetime medical benefits for former Boston NBA player who suffered an aggravation to a pre-existing cervical spine condition during a game, which ultimately caused an early retirement from the sport.
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