• New concussion lawsuit is filed

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Sep 4, 2013
    At first blush, the lawsuit filed Sunday by four players who previously hadn’t filed suit appeared to reflect an intention by those players to break from the proposed settlement announced three days earlier. The decision to file suit after a global settlement encompassing all retired players was struck means that the players who filed the lawsuit want to pursue their own deal, unless their lawyer simply wasn’t aware of the settlement. “I filed this new case on behalf of these players because the Judge has not yet approved the settlement. Especially when you consider that some of the most dire predictions about the concussion lawsuits suggested that they could bankrupt the league. For those players, getting some money now is better than spending years litigating in the hopes of getting more money later. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took issue with the notion that the league's $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport's revenues.
    • Lawyer: New lawsuit was filed in event settlement isn’t approved

      At first blush, the lawsuit filed Sunday by four players who previously hadn’t filed suit appeared to reflect an intention by those players to break from the proposed settlement announced three days earlier. Their lawyer tells PFT that, in reality, the …
    • Goodell: Concussion settlement not a paltry sum

      NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took issue with the notion that the league's $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport's revenues.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Roger Goodell calls $765 million settlement “a significant amount”

      In the days since the NFL and attorneys for thousands of former players suing them over concussions agreed to a settlement, some have suggested that the $765 million figure was chump change to the league’s billionaire owners. NFL Commissioner Roger Good…
    • Goodell defends NFL concussion settlement

      NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday called the league's $765 million settlement with former players the "best" outcome for both parties.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Goodell: Settlement 'significant amount of money'

      NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took issue with the notion that the league's $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport's revenues.

Related Articles

Related Teams

Chiefs News and Rumors