Fraud May Merit New NFL Concussion Rules, Judge Says
Law360, Philadelphia (May 7, 2019, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Citing continued concern about potentially fraudulent payouts from the National Football League’s massive concussion settlement, the Pennsylvania federal judge overseeing the litigation signaled her support Tuesday for new medical rules that players say would limit their freedom to see doctors of their choosing.
A judge signaled support Tuesday for rules that limit which doctors players can see to find out if they qualify for an NFL concussion settlement payout. Claims administrator BrownGreer said the restrictions are meant to deter shopping for doctors seen as player-friendly. (AP)
Players have come out swinging against recently adopted requirements limiting them to doctors within a...
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