Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 29

NHL Special Report

As the NFL Draft captures most eyes, headlines, and media attention, some major developments in the world of hockey are taking place.   Major litigation is underway in a number of areas.  Players question Bettman’s decision to prohibit them from playing and representing their countries on the world’s greatest Olympic stage.  Both current and retired players …

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Apr 28

The Blitz 4/28/2017 Weekend Edition

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Update from today’s hearing in painkiller lawsuit: NFL Seeks To Trim Players Painkiller Class Action https://t.co/nBD2iO6IcN via @carabayles — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 28, 2017 NFL Concussion settlement Ex-NFL Players’ Law Firm Asks For Cut Of Concussion Awards https://t.co/F0m2lkW1eM via @Law360 pic.twitter.com/e7hfYYgn5t — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 26, 2017 Good …

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Apr 27

The Blitz 4/27/17 – Draft Day!

🏈🙌🏈🙌🏈I’m way behind on “Blitzing” but I thought I’d at least try to get a Draft Day Blitz out. These are some of the back stories you may have missed. 🏈🙌🏈🙌🏈  🔥 Conduct Detrimental podcast: The Dans discuss the legal issues surrounding the draft – You’ve got to give this a listen! New @ConductPod episode: @WerlySportsLaw and I …

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Apr 22

The Blitz – Weekend Edition – 4/22/17

💡Concussion Discussion: 3 active & 100+ former NFL players pledged brains to science. No active & 5 retired NHLers have done so. “We are focusing on hockey now.” https://t.co/GgLJAjN6qu — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) April 21, 2017 From @rwesthead: Boston University researcher says she’s diagnosed CTE in the brains of four former junior players https://t.co/GQmm2YsA3Q pic.twitter.com/nHlVeTtR1S …

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Apr 19

The Blitz 4/19/17

⚖️Conduct Detrimental: In this new Conduct Detrimental episode, Daniel Wallach and Dan Werly take on the Aaron Hernandez “not guilty” verdict, Eli Manning and the Giants’ “Memorabiliagate” developments and the relocation lawsuit brought by the City of St. Louis against the NFL and how it may impact relocations going forward.  ❗️SPOILER ALERT❗️  Wallach says, “It may …

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Apr 17

The Blitz 4/17/17 – Updated!

💉Painkiller Pandemonium & the Cannabis Conversation🌿 New filing in the NFL Clubs painkiller lawsuit A casual reading of the complaint would indicate players seek damages from concealment and masking of their injuries by way of imprudent use of painkillers, however . . . In a new painkiller lawsuit court filing #NFL clubs play a game …

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Apr 15

The Blitz 4/15/17 – Easter Weekend Edition

⚖️Litigation Lane: Eli Manning  Memorabilia Lawsuit Will the NFL discipline Eli Manning and the Giants over fake “game used” jersey scandal? My @SInow legal take: https://t.co/Mm7dp6rgm7 pic.twitter.com/LQTo0QG5h0 — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) April 14, 2017 Gov. Chris Christie rips #Giants, Eli Manning over fake memorabilia lawsuit https://t.co/nvRvlmSFX7 via @MichaelDavSmith — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 14, 2017 …

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Apr 14

The Blitz 4/14/17

💐Steelers Owner Dan Rooney Dies: “Mean Joe Greene cried.” How the greatest Steeler of all remembered the soul of the team. By @EdBouchette https://t.co/HuiAuyC9WG pic.twitter.com/5QbWcAMGqc — Michael Sanserino (@msanserino) April 13, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Eli Manning Exclusive from @kajawhitehouse: new court documents show Eli Manning was in on Giants memorabilia scheme: https://t.co/IDTt0DGLHz — Daniel Wallach …

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Apr 12

The Blitz 4/12/17

👮Crime Blotter: Joe McKnight Death Prosecutors want to use 2006 road-rage incident as evidence against Joe McKnight’s accused murderer | https://t.co/4xNndJnGBP — Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) April 11, 2017 Joe McKnight deserved better than this death on hard asphalt. I wrote this for @TheUndefeated: https://t.co/zBWHA0oDd8 — Jane McManus (@janesports) December 5, 2016 Aaron Hernandez Trial …

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Apr 10

The Blitz 4/10/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement I hope you’ll find my research helpful as I try to sift through the NFL Concussion Settlement chaos. https://t.co/pG6Egw7v1b — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 9, 2017 Incredible: a member of NFL brain damage committee whose bogus science helped trigger lawsuits now screening retired players for settlement https://t.co/q2Kp99ZWK6 — Patrick Hruby …

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