Tag: Judge Anita B. Brody

William White’s Settlement Funding Odyssey Reaches a Sad Conclusion

William White endures Thrivest Shakedown due to Judge Brody error

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Ex-NFL Player with ALS is Sacked for $1.25 Million Loss in Funder Concussion Deal Dispute

William White endures Thrivest Shakedown due to Judge Brody error

While the issues surrounding dementia claim difficulties continue to be shrouded in mystery, settlement funder issues in the NFL Concussion Settlement have presented a more visible face, and the face at the center of the drama is that of William White.

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Mandamus Denied, Players facing Potential Jail Time in Latest Funder Spat

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NFL Concussion Settlement, Funder Power Tugs Leave Players in a Knot

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Power struggles between settlement funder Thrivest, settlement administration and the court(s) have left players who took advances from Thrivest Specialty Funding in seemingly no-win knot that threatens to nullify their settlement awards should they manage to navigate the road of red-tape and receive one. The most recent ramifications of this point to two former players who’ve been sanctioned and stand the risk of jail time should they continue to fail to comply with an arbitration mandate that requires them to place disputed funds in escrow.

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The Tap Dancing NFL Concussion Settlement Judge

Judge Anita B Brody tap dances in mandamus spotlight

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NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Tap Dances Under Mandamus Spotlight

Judge Anita B Brody tap dances in mandamus spotlight

On Friday, Judge Anita B. Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania entered a brief that could be described as a “tap dance” as she seeks to avoid Third Circuit scrutiny following a petition for writ of mandamus directed at her handling of settlement advances.

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The Third Circuit is Asking Questions

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Third Circuit Demands Answers from Concussion Settlement Judge

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A few days I wrote that a litigation funder is seeking a writ of mandamus at the Third Circuit, asking the appeals court to enforce their Opinion and mandate. Petitioning for a writ of mandamus is viewed as an extraordinary measure, and as such, it is considered bold and used infrequently. The Third Circuit wasted no time in seeking answers from NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Anita B. Brody.

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Funder Thrivest Petitions for Writ of Mandamus

NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Anita Brody Thrivest

Claims Judge Brody is Non-Compliant with Third Circuit Ruling Update: The Third Circuit has ordered Judge Brody to respond by October 4.

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Funder Seeks Mandamus Compelling District Court to Obey Appellate Mandate

NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Anita Brody Thrivest

The issue of settlement funding and claim advances in regard to the NFL Concussion Settlement continues to become more and more bizarre. On September 19, Thrivest Specialty Funding petitioned the Third Circuit Court of Appeals for a writ of mandamus, asking the appellate court to enforce their mandate.

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