Analysis

Uncapped Nature Of NFL Concussion Deal Causing Hiccups

Law360 (March 23, 2018, 5:26 PM EDT) -- One law firm in the NFL concussion deal raised potentially troubling questions over the league's alleged "scorched earth" strategy against claimants' payout requests and over class counsel's failure to stop it, but experts say it may take time to balance the competing interests in implementing the massive settlement caused by its not having a monetary cap.

Locks Law Firm, which represents more than 1,000 player claimants, told Pennsylvania's U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody on Tuesday that the settlement implementation is on the brink of "collapse" and that, "sadly, the settlement is failing to provide a fraction of what the NFL...

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