NFL Can’t Trim 3 Suits From Players’ Concussion MDL

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 8:33 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday refused to toss three suits by five former and current National Football League players in the multidistrict litigation accusing the league of hiding information that linked concussions to long-term brain injuries.

In a short, one-paragraph order, U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody denied the NFL's bid to toss suits from former players Charles F. Alexander Jr., Gregory LaFleur, Lamar Lathon and Michael Myers and current free agent Matt Schobel.

The league had asked the judge to dismiss the suits because...
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Case Title

MDL-2323 IN RE: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYERS' CONCUSSION INJURY LITIGATION


Case Number

2:12-md-02323

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

ANITA B. BRODY

Date Filed

January 31, 2012


Case Title

MYERS v. THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE


Case Number

2:12-cv-01424

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

ANITA B. BRODY

Date Filed

March 21, 2012


Case Title

ALEXANDER et al v. THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE


Case Number

2:12-cv-01923

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

ANITA B. BRODY

Date Filed

April 13, 2012


Case Title

SCHOBEL v. THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE


Case Number

2:12-cv-02801

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

ANITA B. BRODY

Date Filed

May 21, 2012

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