(POOL/CNN) – A federal judge has turned down a proposed $760 million settlement of claims from concussion by NFL players.
Anita Brody of the U.S. District Court for the eastern district of Pennsylvania made her decision in a 12-page memorandum issued Tuesday.
She wrote she's concerned that not all those with a qualifying diagnosis will end up getting paid.
She described as "commendable" the efforts made by the players' representatives and the NFL to reach a negotiated resolution to the class-action lawsuit.
But she said she had made her decision in light of her duty to protect the rights of all potential class members and "the insufficiency of the current record."
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