Attorneys' fees criticized in NFL concussion settlement
Critics call it a great deal for the NFL and the attorneys cashing in.
"No attorney has been paid a cent thus far," Mitnick told USA TODAY Sports. "As a matter of Nike Air Max Tavas Grey Junior
In Morey's view, the settlement doesn't adequately provide for thousands of former players suffering from brain injuries. But he said the agreement on legal fees gave the attorneys more of an incentive to reach a deal and not hold out for a better benefits package on behalf of their clients.
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The NFL has agreed to pay $112.5 million to the attorneys who sued the league over player concussions, according to the proposed settlement between the league and its former players.
in the case have put out millions of dollars to successfully prosecute and settle this lawsuit and to bring the awareness to head injuries as the suit has. Mr. Morey is not only mistaken about the attorney fees in this matter, but apparently does not understand the risks financial and time that the attorneys took to protect retired NFL players. To allege that the players' attorneys were in collusion with the NFL is just absurd."
"The attorneys' fee provision here is far from a 'subtle' sign," they wrote. "If anything, it is flashing neon."
Plaintiffs attorneys stand to make $112.5 million, but Craig Mitnick says, "To allege that the players attorneys were in collusion with the NFL is just absurd."(Photo: Matt Rourke, AP)
"Needless to add, any examination of this issue is jurisdictionally premature until the district court has ruled on the matter," the attorneys' wrote.
"By essentially enticing them to become their business partner, (the ex players' attorneys) gave away leverage," said Morey, who last month filed an objection to the settlement along with six other former players.
In their objection to the settlement, the critics noted the courts have a duty to look for "subtle signs that class counsel have allowed pursuit of their own self interests to infect negotiations."
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The fees' award Nike Air Max Tavas Neon Pink is subject to a judge's approval. A fairness hearing on the proposed settlement is scheduled for Nov. 19.
negotiated until after the terms of compensation for class members (their clients) were resolved."
Craig Mitnick, an attorney for 1,400 former players in the concussion lawsuit, says that's "completely false."
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