Ex-NFLers Can't Stop Changes To Concussion Claims Process

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 8:34 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday refused to reconsider his previous decision to approve a claims administrator's changes in the way a National Football League players’ brain injury settlement was implemented.

The 16 retired players who filed the motion had argued that the court should reconsider its Nov. 2 decision that they can't interfere with the claims process in light of a Nov. 7 agreement between NFL counsel and co-lead class counsel requiring raw neuropsychological test scores not called for in the original settlement, as well as other developments.

The court had previously said the players should appeal denied claims, which...

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