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Retired players ask appeals court to review NFL concussion settlement
Retired players ask appeals court to review NFL concussion settlement

Two weeks after a federal judge granted preliminary approval to the settlement of concussion litigation between the NFL and retired players, seven former players have asked the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to review the decision. In a petition filed Monday, the players contend that the class U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody certified leaves some groups without representation. “The class, as certified, is doomed,” the petition said. As an example, the petition notes that a retired player diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, after death could receive up to $4 million from the settlement if they died before the date of preliminary approval. Players...

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