Monthly Archive: June 2017

Jun 28

The Blitz – Special Edition 6/28/17 – Sports Betting Goes to SCOTUS

What a wild ride!  After two separate defeats in district and appellate courts, an unfavorable en banc hearing, and a request for the views of the Solicitor General – which recommended the High Court deny review, the Supreme Court announced yesterday that they will indeed hear the New Jersey sports betting case! This special edition of …

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Jun 25

The Blitz 6/19/17 – 6/25/17

Are you sure you’ve caught all the major #sportslaw headlines and fairness in sports issues over the past week?  This weekly round up is sure to bring you up to speed. ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit I haven’t seen anyone else reporting on the latest in the #NFL painkiller lawsuit, so here’s my take. — …

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Jun 20

The Blitz 6/20/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Supreme Court Slants Ruling Helps Washington Redskins BREAKING: High Court Says Offensive TM Ban Is Unconstitutional via @BDonahueLaw360 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 19, 2017 Link to #SCOTUS opinion in #TheSlants trademark case: — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 19, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the #Slants trademark case …

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Jun 15

The Blitz 6/15/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement #AsExpected Judge Brody issued an order today granting Quasi Judicial Immunity to concussion settlement adminis — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 14, 2017 Judge grants immunity to special masters administering #NFL concussion settlement, via @Law360 — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 14, 2017 Order PDF: Motion requesting order PDF: …

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Jun 13

The Blitz 6/13/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Strikes for Kids vs. NFL .@StrikesForKids objects to Magistrate Judges decision, makes another bid for deposition of Roger Goodell. PDF: — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 10, 2017 @StrikesForKids says deposition of Goodell is “proper,” as “only & ultimate authority” on interpretation & enforcement of gambling policy. — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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Jun 09

The Blitz Weekend Edition 6/9/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: National Collegiate Athletic Association Student-Athlete Concussion Injury Litigation #NCAA #Concussion Class Says Schools Still Owe Athlete Info via @Law360 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 8, 2017 NFL Concussion Settlement NFL Concussion Class Looks To Nix Claims Assistance Offers via @Law360 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 8, 2017 Boogaard vs. …

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Jun 07

The Blitz 6/7/17-6/8/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: City of Cleveland vs. City of Cleveland The City of Cleveland has sued itself over the Quicken Loans Arena via @dhellingsports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 7, 2017 Derek Boogaard Wrongful Death Lawsuit Breaking: A U.S. Federal Court judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit filed vs NHL by the family of …

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Jun 05

The Blitz 6/5/17-6/6/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Evans et al vs. Arizona Cardinals et al (NFL painkiller lawsuit) Plaintiffs in painkiller case ask judge to allow appeal of dismissal order to 9th Circuit. Hearing on June 29th. — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 3, 2017 Arkansas Tech vs. NCAA NCAA swaps ruling; Arkansas Tech files suit — Sheilla Dingus …

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Jun 01

The Blitz 6/1/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: NY vs. RD Legal Funding Accused 9/11, NFL Victim Scammer RD Legal Funding Seeks Quick CFPB Challenge /@Law360 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 31, 2017 Strikes for Kids vs. NFL Nonprofit @StrikesForKids Pushes For #NFL Anti-Gambling Enforcement Docs via @ZachZagger — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 31, 2017 Financial Fraud …

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