Federal Magistrate Judge Recommends Dismissal Of Former NFL Player's Suit

NEW YORK - A New York federal magistrate judge on Sept. 5 recommended dismissing a former National Football League player's complaint after determining that the player failed to provide support for allegations that the NFL's retirement plan and its fiduciaries duty violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by refusing to reclassify players' disability benefits as football degenerative (FD) benefits despite evidence showing that the disabilities suffered by players were caused by numerous hits to the head and concussions sustained while playing in the NFL (Christopher Hudson, et al. v. National Football League Management Council, et al., No. 18-4483, S.D. N.Y., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152545).
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