Tag: Judge Anita B. Brody

NFL Concussion Settlement: Backroom Deals and Powerplays

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Transferee judges like Anita Brody have a tremendous amount of power in the MDLs assigned to them, so why don’t they monitor for deals that disadvantage plaintiffs? Or should that fail, why don’t attorneys who do have a vested interest in plaintiff outcomes object more vigorously? The answer lies in a strangely balanced power dynamic that sometimes resembles a “game of thrones.”

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NFL Concussion Settlement Isn’t About the Players Anymore

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Don’t Shoot the Doctors!

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“Please Don’t Shoot the Doctors” NFL Settlement Attys Ask

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About the only thing that the claims administrator and class counsel seemed to agree on at an April 7 hearing on changes related to MAF Physicians was that more doctors are needed to examine players for benefits in the NFL Concussion Settlement, and an April 10 submission by Locks Law Firm demonstrates how doctors have been blindsided leaving a void for retired player exams.

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Attorneys Argue Against Bait & Switch Changes to NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL Concussion Settlement is starting to look like a bait and switch scheme

 

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Attorneys Defend Players Against Bait & Switch NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL Concussion Settlement is starting to look like a bait and switch scheme

“This is very personal to me,” said Gene Locks as he made his opening statement in an April 7 hearing of his motion for reconsideration of some newly adopted measures that will be extremely detrimental to retired NFL players with dementia, as they submit claims in the concussion settlement. Locks explained that he once played football and sometimes thinks, “what if.”

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Attorneys Challenge NFL Concussion Settlement Modifications

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Attorneys Challenge Changes to NFL Concussion Settlement

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“The April 11 Order imposes substantial amendments to the Settlement Agreement that are adverse to the Class and benefit the NFL.” Attorneys from Locks Law Firm, Podhurst-Orseck and Anapol Weiss wasted no time in getting to the heart of the matter in a recent motion for reconsideration of Judge Brody’s April 11 order.

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Third Circuit Vacates NFL Settlement Funding Prohibition

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Concussion Settlement Judge Delivers Early Christmas Gift to NFL

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BUT While Settlement claims languish, opt-out plaintiffs are getting paid.

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