NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Dismissed

Well, that was a surprise.

Today, Judge Alsup limited the scope and plaintiffs in closing the NFL Painkiller lawsuit. Only 9 players and 12 claims will stand as part of the dismissal and summary judgment in this suit. The judge claims the lawyers and plaintiffs were cherry-picking their players and examples cited in the long, original filings. Hope there’s an appeal on this ruling. Meanwhile, the plaintiffs’ attorneys have until June 1st to file their motions for class certification on the remaining claims.

We uploaded this 14-page filing to Scribd for easy viewing on our Blog and to make it available for downloading and printing. You can also click the Enlarge icon in the lower right corner of the menu at the bottom of the viewing screen to go Full Screen for easier reading (just hit the ESC key to close). (You can also download the entire document by clicking on that Download icon also in the lower right corner of the viewing screen.)

Order Granting Motion to Dismiss – Summary Judgment on Scribd


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