On Thursday, Judge Anita Brody ordered former Rams and Redskins safety Toby Wright to arbitration with Thrivest Specialty funding. That she ordered the player to arbitration isn’t surprising considering an April 26 ruling by the Third Circuit, vacating her ruling that enjoined Thrivest from pursuing arbitration against a different player and her dismissal of Thrivest’s complaint against him, the tone of her order is somewhat curious.
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On Friday the Third Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a precedential ruling regarding a district courts authority over third-party settlement funders. As a result of the ruling, many NFL settlement class members will once again find themselves on the hook for advances on their settlement awards.
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