One Insurer Settles With NFL In Concussion Coverage Dispute

Law360 (September 12, 2019, 5:17 PM EDT) -- The NFL has settled with one insurer in a sprawling lawsuit in New York state court over who will pay for the concussion litigation that led to a landmark 2015 settlement expected to pay out more than $1 billion to retired players.

The stipulation of discontinuance between Westport Insurance Corp. and the NFL, filed Wednesday afternoon, means Westport will wash its hands of the seven-year-long case, which has been ongoing since the concussion litigation first appeared close to settling in 2013.

Early reports on the stipulation caused confusion about whether the settlement only applied to Westport, or also applied to all...

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