Ex-NFL Players Oppose $42M Publicity Rights Settlement

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT) -- A trio of former National Football League players told a Minnesota federal court Wednesday that a proposed $42 million settlement of a publicity rights class action against the league is unfair, arguing that there is no guarantee that class members will receive payments.

Former Minnesota Vikings Jim Marshall and Joseph Senser, along with former Houston Oilers quarterback Dan Pastorini, urged the court not to grant final approval to the deal, claiming that the players are at risk of being frozen out of payments because all settlement...
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