Objectors Want NFL Concussion Deal Expanded Further

Law360, Philadelphia (November 19, 2015, 2:16 PM EST) -- Former players objecting to the National Football League’s uncapped settlement for head injuries sustained as a result of football told the Third Circuit on Thursday that the deal should be renegotiated to include payments for future sufferers of a degenerative brain condition.

At oral arguments, lawyers representing several groups of players and individuals opposed to the agreement said that the deal erred by extinguishing potential claims from players diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Currently, the scientific consensus is that the disease cannot be diagnosed in the...
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In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2206

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 15, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2217

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 15, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2230

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 19, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2234

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 19, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2272

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 22, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2273

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 22, 2015


Case Title

In Re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2294

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 26, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2290

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 27, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2291

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 27, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2292

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 27, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2304

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 27, 2015


Case Title

In re: NFL Players Concussion


Case Number

15-2305

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

May 27, 2015

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