While the NFL Concussion Settlement is fund for payment of claims to for compensation of former player suffering from neurocognitive impairment, the fund for class counsel compensation is not. While the NFL is acutely aware of what it’s spending, and fighting claims with a fury, Co-Lead Class Counsel Chris Seeger seems to take no issue with spending with abandon. In a motion filed Thursday, attorney Lance Lubel asks the court to deny Seeger’s most recent fee petition and put him on a budget before there’s no money left.
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Jan 25 2019
Two important briefs have been filed in the #NFL Concussion Settlement. One is an explosive brief that reads as an expose on quickly depleted common benefit funds meant to pay class attorney fees for the 65-year term of the settlement. In objection to Co-Lead Class Counsel Christopher Seeger’s most recent fee petition, attorney Lance Lubel …
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Objections Are Raised October 21, 2017 Sheilla Dingus On September 20, a motion was filed by three Texas law firms representing a group of players identified as “Alexander Objectors,” asking Judge Anita Brody to compel compliance with an order that she issued on September 10, 2012. The order, known as Case Management Order 5 …
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