Total & Permanent Benefits
If you are a current or former NFL player and have been totally and permanently disabled, you may be eligible for Total and Permanent (T&P) disability benefits. Totally and permanently disabled essentially means that you have been substantially prevented from or are unable to work at any occupation.
The Four Categories of Total and Permanent Disability
- Active Football
If you have been totally and permanently disabled as a result of NFL football activities, you may be eligible for benefits in this category.
$250,000 per year in benefits, increasing to $265,000 effective January 1, 2016
- Active Non-football
If your disability has not resulted from football activities but you were an active NFL player at the time, you may be eligible for benefits in this category
$150,000 per year in benefits, increasing to $165,000 effective January 1, 2016
- Inactive A
If you are a vested player who becomes totally and permanently disabled before 15 years after your last Credited Season, you may be eligible for benefits in this category.
$120,000 per year in benefits, increasing to $135,000 effective January 1, 2016
- Inactive B
If you are a vested player who becomes totally and permanently disabled after 15 years past your last Credited Season, you may be eligible for benefits in this category.
$50,000 per year, increasing to $60,000 effective January 1, 2016
Filing a Claim for Benefits
If you have questions about Total and Permanent Disability Benefits or would like to file a claim, please click here.
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