Far-Reaching Consequences Of NFL Concussion Litigation

Law360, New York (May 3, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT) -- On April 9, 2013, Senior Judge Anita B. Brody of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania heard oral arguments on pending motions to dismiss in the much-publicized In re National Football League Players' Concussion Injury Litigation, No. 2:12-md02323-AB (MDL No. 2323).

Hundreds of lawsuits filed by thousands of retired NFL players and their spouses are consolidated in this multidistrict litigation, seeking damages for claimed injuries from concussion and post-concussion injuries of former professional football players. The NFL moved to dismiss the players’...
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