Alarming revelations about the NFL Concussion Settlement Common Benefit, and a Disturbing Trend in High School Football

Did Chris Seeger Break the Bank?Did Seeger Weiss Break the NFL Concussion Settlement Bank?

by Sheilla Dingus

While the NFL Concussion Settlement is fund for payment of claims to for compensation of former player suffering from neurocognitive impairment, the fund for class counsel compensation is not.  While the NFL is acutely aware of what it’s spending, and fighting claims with a fury, Co-Lead Class Counsel Chris Seeger seems to take no issue with spending with abandon.  In a motion filed Thursday, attorney Lance Lubel asks the court to deny Seeger’s most recent fee petition and put him on a budget before there’s no money left.

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HBO Real SportsHBO Real Sports Profiles a Disturbing Trend in High School Football

by Derek Helling

In the middle part of the 20th century in the United States of America, many men tried to make a living in sales going from one residence to another. Among the cavalcade of products being peddled were encyclopedia sets. A myriad of sales pitches were employed to that end, among them the narrative of having a set of encyclopedias at their disposal would help a potential consumer’s children “get ahead.”

To what degree that narrative was factual is hard to examine but it has been kept alive by different products and programs to the present day. The new episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel entitled “Changing Face of Football” reveals how the narrative has popped up in a perhaps unlikely place: American football at the high school level.

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