Fee Disputes Cause Hiccup In NFL Concussion Settlement

Law360, New York (April 13, 2017, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A settlement ending sprawling NFL concussion litigation has been over five years in the making, but after gaining final court approvals, overcoming several objections and opening the registration for all class members, there are still lingering issues over the allocation of attorneys' fees, as counsel for thousands of class members look to get their piece of the pie.

The lead class attorneys from Seeger Weiss LLP and Anapol Weiss filed a petition in February seeking $112.5 million for the class attorneys who provided a common benefit to the class, in addition to a 5 percent set-aside for work in administering the...

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