10 Ex-NFLers Shun Image-Use Settlement To File 2nd Suit

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Ten retired National Football League players who have opted out of a proposed $42 million settlement resolving claims that the league mishandled its former players' publicity rights launched their own class action against the NFL on Tuesday in New Jersey federal court

The 10 men, who are also suing the league's NFL Films subsidiary, say the settlement — which would require the NFL to create a common fund that would help establish an agency to license the retired players' likenesses for promotional purposes — is inadequate,...
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