A federal judge has sided with class counsel in the NFL concussion litigation on several disputes, including how the former players’ claims should be processed and whether attorney fee awards should be delayed until more payments are made to the claimants.

U.S. District Judge Anita Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued rulings Tuesday, settling several disputes that have arisen since the claims registration period ended over the summer. Along with denying requests for additional briefing on the lingering issue of how attorney fees should be divided up, Brody also rejected attempts by attorneys representing individual claimants to re-examine the claims administration process and to prioritize the compensation of former players before the fees are awarded.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]