Court Denies Hearing Further Arguments on Approved NFL Settlement

Posted on: June 7, 2016 NFL Concussion Lawsuits

NFL Concussion Settlement RehearingThe Third Circuit Court of Appeals denied the request by some former players to rehear arguments against the NFL Concussion Settlement Agreement. A group of former players objected to the Settlement Agreement’s treatment of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, CTE, and asked a larger panel of judges to consider hearing further arguments. A one-page decision stated that a majority of Third Circuit Judges were not in favor of rehearing the case. Players hoping to alter the Settlement Agreement can petition the Supreme Court to hear their case, but it is unlikely that Court would do so. Unfortunately, until all appeals are exhausted, no money will be paid out on concussion claims. The full article can be read here.

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