June 2019 archive

NFL Disability Seeks to Take Back Benefits Paid to a Disabled Player

Roger Goodell NFL Disability

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Thank you to our donors!

Advocacy for Fairness in Sports launched its first fundraiser on June 24, and would like to say thank you to those who have kindly donated to our work.  If you’d like to sign up for one of our three newsletters, you can do so here.   You can read our first one here, and our fundraising …

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The NHL is taking a victory lap for now

Gary Bettman's victory lap

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/06/23/the-nhl-is-taking-a-victory-lap-for-now/

Will the NFL’s Insurers Finally Fracture the Shield with Discovery?

Will the NFL face discovery this time around?

Don’t forget to check out my previous post that details three recent decisions by Judge Brody in the NFL Concussion Settlement. Yesterday I learned that one of the anonymous claimants denied was the family of legendary quarterback Ken Stabler, and updated the story accordingly.  If you’ve already read the article, you can jump straight to …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/06/21/will-the-nfls-insurers-finally-fracture-the-shield-with-discovery/

3 Recent NFL Concussion Settlement Rulings

Roger Goodell NFL Concussion Settlement Balance of Power

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BIG NEWS!

Very Big News

We have a major announcement to make!  Advocacy for Fairness in Sports is now officially a nonprofit organization!  Expenses in tracking dockets and providing investigative sports journalism prompted the decision to make the big move, and as we thank you for past support we hope that you’ll continue to lend your support as we strive …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/06/13/big-news/

Reflections on SLAC 2019

SLAC phoenix

Reflections from SLA 45 from a First Time Attendee Part 1 Reflections from SLA 45 from a First Time Attendee Part 2

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Busy Docket Week!

This week the federal dockets were full of opinions, orders, and lawsuits concerning retired NFL players in both the disability and concussion settlement spheres as well as cases concerning other athletes. We’ll try to recap as many as possible over the weekend so check back in when you can.  The first story details an order …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/06/08/busy-docket-week/

Latest NFL Concussion Settlement Status Reports Released

NFL Concussion Settlement Status Report

x In other NFL Lawsuit news, Richard Dent has appealed the denial of his proposed class action painkiller lawsuit to the Third Circuit as noted below. His appeal has now been docketed at the Ninth Circuit as Case No. 19-16017. The appellant brief is due on August 22. (Yes, I marked this one on my …

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/06/03/latest-nfl-concussion-settlement-status-reports-released/

Newsletter #1

eye glasses

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