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NFL Faces Additional Lawsuits

The $765 million settlement for NFL players suffering from concussions is still under review. A recent ruling involving plaintiff Roy Green may set precedent for future negotiations of the NFL concussion settlement. On May 14, 2014, Judge Anita Brody ruled that the Roy Green, et al. v. Arizona Cardinals case be remanded to the Missouri state court. “The duties owed to the plaintiffs arise independently from the collective bargaining agreements,” stated Brody (Forbes).The ruling to try the case outside of the class action settlement affects the way the NFL can dismiss the lawsuits and could result in a larger sum of money awarded to the plaintiffs.

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