NFL Players' Suit Seeks Coverage For Living CTE Sufferers
By Nathan Hale (November 21, 2016, 10:28 PM EST) -- Thirty-eight former players sued the National Football League and its 32 clubs Monday in a Florida federal court seeking a judgment directing the league to provide workers' compensation benefits for living patients suffering from the degenerative brain disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which they say is linked to concussions.
The players, who include Tony Gaiter, Tracy Scroggins and Ernest Givins, are specifically seeking an injunction requiring the NFL to amend its collective bargaining agreement with the NFL Players Association to officially provide workers' compensation benefits for CTE "as a distinct and compensable occupational disease" and for the agreement to specifically acknowledge the...
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!