Money expert tapped for $765M NFL concussion case
A judge overseeing the NFL concussion litigation has appointed a
financial expert to advise her on the proposed $765 million
Perry Golkin, co-founder of Public Pension Capital Management in
New York, will be a special master.
The NFL and retired players announced a deal in August that
would cover 19,000 retired players.
Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia must now
weigh the proposed terms at a fairness hearing.
Awards would reach $5 million for athletes with Lou Gehrig’s
disease or $3 million for dementia cases, and include medical
In a joint statement, the two sides welcomed Golkin’s
appointment Monday and hoped for prompt approval of the
Golkin, a longtime Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co.
executive, holds business and law degrees from the University of