NFL Concussion Accord Take Fight to Supreme Court

Objectors to NFL Concussion Accord Take Fight to Supreme Court

http://www.thelegalintelligencer.com/philadelphia-eastern-pa/id=1202766450892/Objectors-to-NFL-Concussion-Accord-Take-Fight-to-Supreme-Court?mcode=1202615465415&curindex=101A faction of retired professional football players unhappy with the terms of the NFL’s $1 billion concussion litigation settlement have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their grievances.

In a petition for writ of certiorari filed late Tuesday …

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Appeals Filed in NFL Concussion Settlement

http://www.thelegalintelligencer.com/philadelphia-eastern-pa/id=1202726491293/Appeals-Filed-in-NFL-Concussion-Settlement?mcode=1202615465415&curindex=421Three weeks after the settlement between the National Football League and its former players who suffered head injuries while playing for the NFL got final approval, challenges to it are getting under way.

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Attorney accused of seeking double payment for representing Kevin Turner in NFL concussion lawsuit

Many opted out of the concussion settlement.

Now they hope to have “their day in court” as they seek separate legal action against the NFL. “We’ve asked that the Court set a status conference in (2017) and look forward to finally getting their day in …

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Ex-Players Drop Case to Force NFL to Pay Workers’ Compensation for Concussions

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2016/12/28/436610.htmThe U.S district court in eastern Pennsylvania, under U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody, oversaw a consolidation of concussion lawsuits against the NFL and reached a settlement valued at as much as $1 billion in potential benefits for more than 22,000 …

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NFL’s concussion settlement means players can pay for treatment

Terry Beasley can barely get out of bed.

He keeps an ice pack on his head and a cloth over his eyes to keep out the light.

The excruciating headaches never go away.

Beasley, a star receiver at Auburn University, spent three years in the NFL playing for the …

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NFL does not avoid discovery in concussion court battle with insurers

https://www.all22.com/nfl/nfl-not-avoid-discovery-concussion-court-battle-insurersAccording to gaming and sports law attorney Daniel Wallach, a New York appellate court denied the NFL’s motion to halt discovery in the insurance coverage dispute related to the concussion settlement.

Put simply, evidence that was not heard in the …

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NFL concussion settlement nears payout with Supreme Court rejection of challenge

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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.

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Supreme Court leaves $1B NFL concussion settlement in place

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the final two challenges to the estimated $1 billion settlement between the NFL and thousands of its former players who have been diagnosed with brain injuries linked to repeated concussions.

Players who already have …

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Supreme Court Makes Billion-Dollar Decision In NFL Concussion Case

https://sports.good.is/articles/nfl-concussion-settlement-gets-supreme-court-okAfter 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 …

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NFL concussion settlement nears payout with Supreme Court rejection of challenge

https://pennrecord.com/stories/511060090-nfl-concussion-settlement-nears-payout-with-supreme-court-rejection-of-challengeWASHINGTON
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.

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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 …

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Pro Football|NFL Concussion Settlement Payments Can Begin After Supreme Court Defers

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/sports/football/nfl-concussion-settlement-payments-supreme-court.htmlChristoper 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.

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