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Ruling on Field Stands for Changes to Claims Process in NFL Concussion Settlement

A Pennsylvania federal judge upheld the approval of a claims administrator’s changes in the way a multidistrict NFL concussion settlement was implemented. The 16 retired players who filed the motion for reconsideration argued that the court should review its Nov. 2 decision that they cannot interfere with the claims process. The former players again argued the requirements for qualifying for a monetary reward were altered from the original settlement agreement. The court denied the motion Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 without a memorandum. The retired players…

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Claims Servicer Pushes for Portion of Concussion Settlement Award Despite Alleged Predatory Lending

Case Strategies Group, a claims management service, argued on November 16, 2017 before U.S. District Judge Anita Brody that former NFL players should be allowed to pay third party lenders and claims services providers a portion of their settlement awards from the NFL Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation. Last month, Christopher A. Seeger, co-lead counsel for the class of former players, argued the court should order the claims administrator to withhold portions of awards meant for lenders or claims services providers and block class members…

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Standing His Ground: Plaintiffs’ Attorney Releases Statement On Concussion Settlement Appeal

On April 22, 2015 a U.S. District Court approved a $765 million dollar settlement between the NFL and a massive class of ex-NFL players in their concussion litigation. A number of class members oppose the settlement, however, arguing that the settlement overlooks thousands of players that have not yet developed neurological diseases, but are likely to do so in the future. Christopher Seeger, co-lead counsel for the ex-NFL players, has stood by the settlement, putting him at odds with the other plaintiffs’ attorneys that…

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