Federal Judge Says NFL Player's Equitable Estoppel Claim Must Be Dismissed

TAMPA, Fla. - A Florida federal judge on Nov. 12 dismissed a former National Football League player's equitable estoppel claim in a suit seeking additional disability benefits after determining that the player failed to prove that the equitable estoppel claim falls into a limited circumstance under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act as set forth by the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Tyrone Keys v. Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan, et al., No. 18-2098, M.D. Fla., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 195505).
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