Ex-NFL Gamers Sack Case Over CBA Incapacity Cuts

Law360 (Mar 29, 2021, 2:52 p.m. EDT) – Three former NFL players closed their class action lawsuit against the National Football League’s retirement and disability plans after alleging the plans violated federal law by receiving certain benefits from one Have switched plan to another one with less protection.

In a one-line notice filed on Friday, retired players Lance Brown, Amon Gordon and Charles Grant merely notified a federal court in Illinois that they had closed their lawsuit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. They had alleged that Bert Bell / Pete Rozelle’s NFL player retirement plan transferred protected disability payments to a separate plan without the same guard rails preventing vested benefits from being cut.

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