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NFL Concussion Class Counsel Trimmed Back to One Attorney

May 28, 2019, 7:14 PM

Chris Seeger is the last attorney representing professional football players in the concussion class action against the National Football League after the judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation terminated the remaining class counsel May 24.

Judge Anita B. Brody of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania praised class counsel for achieving the “outstanding result” of an uncapped settlement valued at over $1.5 billion.

All that is left is for each lawyer to help individual clients make claims, she said. Cutting back on lead counsel will help conserve the common benefit fund, she said.

Brody has heaped praise ...