Appellants In NFL MDL Argue For Reversal Of Proposed Settlement
(September 8, 2015, 9:43 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A settlement in the multidistrict litigation arising out of brain injury claims by former National Football League players does not represent all claimants and should be reversed, dozens of appellants argue in Aug. 24 briefs filed in the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (In re: NFL Players Concussion Injury Litigation, Nos. 15-2206, et al., 3rd Cir.).
The settlement, approved April 22 by U.S. Judge Anita B. Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, who is overseeing the multidistrict litigation against the...