Bailey et al v. The NFL Player Disability & Survivor Benefit Plan et al

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Class Action


Julie Rebecca Rubin


  1. April 11, 2024

    Ex-NFL Players Near Settlement In Race-Norming Benefits Suit

    Two former players whose lawsuit accuses the NFL's disability benefit plans of awarding them lower benefits because they are Black told a Maryland federal court they have had "productive" meetings with the defendants and are near a settlement proposal.

  2. October 02, 2023

    Ex-Players Claim NFL Benefit Plans Still Use Race-Norming

    Two former NFL players have accused the league's disability benefit plans of using race-norming to deny them the full payouts they are entitled to receive, in a proposed class action in federal court in Baltimore that marks the second such suit this year to claim that the NFL bases payouts on the now-discredited practice.