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NFL Plans To Appeal Decision To Stay Lawsuit Against Insurers
Published December 10, 2012
The lawyer, William Phillips of Covington Burling, wrote the letter to affirm that notwithstanding the California decision, the NFL still sought the dismissal of the N.Y. lawsuit brought by the insurers against the league. “If the NFL defendants’ motions to dismiss in New York are granted in whole or in part on jurisdictional and other grounds available under New York law, then the California’s court premise that the New York and California cases are equally comprehensive – with which we disagree on various grounds – would become inoperative,” Phillips wrote to Judge Jeffrey Oing of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.