Interview: Judge Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases
A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody’s preliminary ruling Wednesday affects a batch of lawsuits involving lead plaintiff Kevin Turner, a former Philadelphia Eagle now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Brody had issued a similar ruling in January in the lead case in the matter, which could ultimately cover up to 20,000 retired players.
AM 820 News anchor Robert Pankau spoke to ABC News correspondent Scott Goldberg: