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Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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NFL seeking to block discovery in New York concussion lawsuit

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 22 / 17

The NFL is again trying to block discovery in a lawsuit into what it knew about the health risks of concussions, seeking a stay in a New York state court. The NFL agreed to a roughly $1 billion concussion settlement without discovery. More than 150 players opted out of the settlement, but their i...

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