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 living, but the objectors say that this could change in as soon as five years....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!