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APR 24, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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UPDATE 1-Lawyer in NFL concussion deal says an appeal would be 'selfish'

(Clarifies who can file appeal in second paragraph) By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - A major architect of the landmark concussion settlement reached with the National Football League on behalf of 20,000 retired players said on Thursday it would be "selfish" for anyone to appeal the deal. Christopher Seeger, co-lead counsel for the retired NFL players, said if ...

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APR 24, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Lawyer in NFL concussion deal says an appeal would be 'selfish'

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A major architect of the landmark concussion settlement reached with the National Football League on behalf of retired players said on Thursday it would be "selfish" for anyone to appeal the deal. Christopher Seeger, co-lead counsel for the retired NFL players, said if even one of the 5,000 players involved in the settlement filed ...

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APR 23, 2015 - Washington Times

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Ex-Bears star's family to appeal NFL concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The family of late Pro Bowl safety Dave Duerson will appeal this week's NFL concussion settlement amid concerns it doesn't include future awards for the brain decay diagnosed after his 2011 suicide. An appeal could hold up the settlement approved Wednesday by a federal judge in Philadelphia. ...

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APR 23, 2015 - Washington Times

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Lawyer: Duerson family to appeal NFL concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson plans to appeal terms of this week's class-action concussion settlement "sooner rather than later." Family lawyer Thomas Demetrio objects to the exclusion of future awards for CTE, the brain trauma that some call "the signature disease of football." ...

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APR 23, 2015 - Washington Times

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'Concern' about appeals of NFL concussion case settlement

It's been four years since lawsuits connected to concussions were first filed against the NFL, and even now that a settlement agreement finally has been approved by a federal judge, none of the hundreds of millions of dollars available to thousands of former players will be paid until any appeals ...

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