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NFL Concussion Court Punts On Firm’s Reconsideration Bid

July 3, 2018, 4:26 PM

Philadelphia-based Locks Law lost its renewed bid to be granted elevated class counsel status in the $1 billion NFL concussion class settlement, but it got a partial win July 2 in a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

The court turned down a request that it reconsider an April 18 denial of firm’s appointment as administrative class counsel, but also eliminated a basis for the ruling that Locks Law said was “clear error.”

One reason for the original ruling, which denied Locks Law’s request to join New York’s Seeger Weiss as co-lead counsel, was ...