December 2018 archive

Working and Dementia

dementia work nfl

Yesterday I stumbled across an excellent article about working and dementia, that confirms in certain instances it’s desirable and health for people with dementia diagnoses to continue work.  This has been a point of contention in the NFL Concussion Settlement, so the American Academy of Neurology article inspired a tweet thread that is almost a …

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Oral Arguments in the Evans Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFL Teams

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Judge Brody Appoints Lawrence Stengel NFL Concussion Settlement Fraud Investigator at NFL’s Urging

Lawrence Stengel

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Game On!

Richard Dent battles NFL Painkillers

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Lane Johnson v NFLPA and Dent v NFL lawsuit updates

spin

And a quick update on the Dent v NFL painkiller lawsuit.  I’ll try to get a story out soon. (Click on the tweet to open the thread.) An amended complaint has been filed in the Dent v #NFL painkiller lawsuit in which the district court decision of dismissal was reversed by the 9th Circuit. Recap to …

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Welcome to the Matrix

Welcome to the NFL Matrix

I think the Matrix analogy explains quite a bit.

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“If I only had a brain”

If I Only Had A Brain

Brain injury litigation update: NFL ‘Goes for a Strike’ on ‘Generally Consistent’ Concussion Settlement Claims; Co-Lead Counsel Counters by Easley and Finnerty may blow wide open the ‘dam’ that Ploetz ‘cracked’ by  NFL Attempts to Rewrite Hernandez Lawsuit to Shirk Liability by   

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2018/12/05/if-i-only-had-a-brain/