Knocked on the head with legal fees

by Walter Olson on December 26, 2013

“When the NFL concussion settlement was announced nearly four months ago, the more than 4,500 players who had sued the league were assured that no part of the $765 million deal would go to lawyers.

“But a recent dispute involving the players’ lead negotiator confirms that not only was that statement misleading, some lawyers stand to receive multiple paydays, according to documents and emails obtained by ‘Outside the Lines.’” [ESPN.com, auto-plays video] (& welcome Above the Law readers)