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Atlanta Dan 07-08-2013 05:25 PM

Judge Orders N.F.L. Concussion Case to Mediation
 
Let's make a deal?

The federal judge overseeing the case brought by thousands of former N.F.L. players who have accused the league of hiding the dangers of concussions ordered both sides to mediation Monday.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/sp...iation.html?hp

Vis 07-08-2013 05:30 PM

Re: Judge Orders N.F.L. Concussion Case to Mediation
 
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Originally Posted by Atlanta Dan (Post 1140726)
Let's make a deal?

The federal judge overseeing the case brought by thousands of former N.F.L. players who have accused the league of hiding the dangers of concussions ordered both sides to mediation Monday.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/sp...iation.html?hp

Mediation works. Maybe not in this case but its worth a shot.

Atlanta Dan 07-08-2013 06:24 PM

Re: Judge Orders N.F.L. Concussion Case to Mediation
 
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Originally Posted by Vis (Post 1140728)
Mediation works. Maybe not in this case but its worth a shot.

At oral argument the judge was not wild about the NFL claim that the lawsuits were pre-empted by the collective bargaining agreement - smart move by the court to try and urge the parties to figure something out


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