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(January 15) Today's Top Headlines- Judge rejects NFL concussion settlement, says its not enough

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Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 1:49 pm

According to an ESPN report, Hours after a federal judge rebuffed the proposed settlement of the NFL concussion lawsuit, an attorney representing 1,200 former players blasted the deal Tuesday, telling "Outside the Lines" he will recommend that a "substantial" number of his clients reject the $765 million agreement and continue to sue the NFL.

The two surprising developments raise questions about how the landmark case that has hung over the NFL for the past three years will proceed.

The attorney, Thomas V. Girardi, said the settlement benefits severely impaired former players but leaves many others with barely "a handshake." He said he was trying to determine which players to "opt out" of the deal and continue litigation against the league.

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