Supreme Court Makes Billion-Dollar Decision In NFL Concussion Case
After putting players through years of concussions—and their costly health consequences—the Supreme Court effectively finalized the tab the NFL must pay to set things right in the eyes of the law.
It’s a big one.
Rebuffing some challenges to the …
Kevin Turner, lead plaintiff in NFL concussion lawsuit, had CTE https://t.co/I4K86ecgML
— Abdalla Law, PLLC (@jerryabdalla) January 4, 2017
NFL concussion settlement nears payout with Supreme Court rejection of challenge
The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 12 denied a request by a group of retired National Football League Players to hear their challenge of a concussion lawsuit settlement approved in April 2015 in federal district court in Pennsylvania.
Supreme Court Denies Review of NFL Players’ Concussion Settlement
In April of 2015, Pennsylvania federal district court judge Anita B. Brody approved a settlement between the National Football League (NFL) and retired football players intended to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits dating back to 2011.
The Supreme Court Has Upheld a Billion-Dollar NFL Concussion Settlement https://t.co/hH3NEtFe44
— USBIA (@U_S_B_I_A) January 4, 2017
Pro Football | NFL Concussion Settlement Payments Can Begin After Supreme Court Defers
Christoper Seeger, who represented former N.F.L. players in a concussion settlement, outside of the United States Courthouse in Philadelphia in 2014.
The Supreme Court declined to review the case on Monday.
Judge will allow 50 depositions per side in insurers' lawsuit vs NFL over concussion settlement. Depos to take place b/w Apr 2017 & Mar 2018
— Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) December 30, 2016