Posted on August 10, 2017
Knox Law shareholder Guy C. Fustine, Esq. has registered (and thus will represent) seven (7) retired National Football League (NFL) players for the In re: National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation class action settlement, which became final and effective on January 7, 2017 (No. 2:12-md-02323 (E.D. Pa.). Most of the retired players are from the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The registration deadline for receiving benefits from the league’s $1 billion settlement fund was today, August 7, 2017, as reported on the settlement’s website. The settlement is estimated to be the largest legal settlement in sports history.
Guy C. Fustine is a certified contract advisor for the NFL Players Association and a licensed athlete agent in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Georgia. He has represented former Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward for several years, for a variety of matters, including reorganization of a Pittsburgh restaurant and lounge.
Mr. Fustine is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated (Martindale-Hubbell) and board certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification. He has been listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® since 2007 and Best Lawyers in America® since 1993. Mr. Fustine was recently appointed to serve as a mediator and neutral evaluator in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
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