NFL Disability Plan Made 'Glaring' Error On Claim, Judge Says
Law360 (September 15, 2020, 8:11 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday ordered the NFL's retirement plan to reconsider a ruling that denied a former player total and permanent disability benefits, saying the plan's board abused its discretion by not engaging in a meaningful dialogue with the retired athlete.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley remanded Charles Dimry's claim to the board of the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan, granting judgment on the administrative record to the 12-year NFL veteran.
"The board's glaring procedural error of conducting its review of Mr. Dimry's appeal in secret and then, after denying his appeal, refusing even then to...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!