NFL Retirees Seek Stronger Voice In Concussion Deal Talks

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 7:13 PM EST) -- More than 200 plaintiffs in the NFL concussion litigation asked a Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday to consider appointing liaison counsel to represent retirees who were not involved in negotiating a controversial $760 million settlement, saying there are conflicts within the proposed class.

The request marks at least the third court filing by plaintiffs criticizing or expressing concern with the settlement agreement struck by the NFL and lead plaintiffs counsel in August. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody refused to grant preliminary approval to the deal in...
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