Ex-NFL Players Can Sue Over Licensing Payout: Judge

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 7:14 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday said a class action by a group of retired NFL players alleging the league's players union dropped the ball on image-licensing deals could proceed despite the union's argument that it was time-barred.

U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner sidelined an argument made by the National Football League Players Association that the class action should be dismissed because the retired players in the instant action failed to join up with a similar suit that netted a $27 million settlement in November...
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