Judge Gives Immunity To NFL Concussion Settlement Masters

Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 7:01 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania federal judge overseeing the National Football League concussion settlement on Wednesday granted the special masters administering it "quasi-judicial" immunity from most claims pertaining to their duties in the case.

The order by U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody protects the special masters tasked with disbursing the uncapped settlement in multidistrict litigation between the NFL and former players seeking damages for concussions and degenerative neurological conditions resulting from their playing days.

“No person or entity shall have the right to institute any action against any...
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