NFL Denied Judgment In Players' Likeness Suit

Law360, New York (January 28, 2010, 7:29 PM EST) -- A federal court has denied the National Football League a judgment on the pleadings in a putative class action brought by six players for using their likenesses without authorization, with the judge in the case strongly hinting a compromise might be in order.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota said on Tuesday the NFL was not entitled to judgment on any of the claims brought by Hall of Famer Elvin Bethea and fellow former players Fred Dryer, Jim Marshall, Joe Senser, Dan Pastorini...
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