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Court Orders Discovery In Lawsuit Between NFL, Insurers About Concussion Settlement

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 29 / 16

Over NFL objections, a New York State Court judge Friday morning ordered to commence discovery in the lawsuit between the league and its insurers over whether they are liable to cover the NFL’s obligations in the roughly $1B concussion settlement. The order, which effectively ends a four-...

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