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Former Vikings Sharrif Floyd sues doctor for career ending medical malpractice

Sharrif Floyd

For additional legal analysis and perspective please see Michael McCann’s in depth feature for Sports Illustrated: A Deep Dive Into Sharrif Floyd’s $180 Million Lawsuit Against Dr. James Andrews Here’s another worthwhile read.  Deadspin’s Dom Cosentino read Merril Hoge’s book, “Brainwashed” and interviewed Hoge twice. He also did the homework and read oodles of CTE …

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The NFL has its “hit men” on the attack to kill Alzheimer’s and dementia claims.

NFL Hit Men

Also….The NFL is using sleep apnea to deny claims and requiring proof of CPAP usage.  Learn how to protect yourself in our guest post by .

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Updates!

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I’m a bit behind in updating the blog homepage, so here’s a recap of our most recent work and also a few blasts from the past and other tidbits of interest.  ~Sheilla NFL Concussion Settlement Opt-Out cases are back in the news – sort of.  While not receiving mainstream news coverage some important developments are …

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NHL and NFL Concussion Litigation Updates

bandaged brain

Sheilla and Derek teamed up for a two part series analysing Judge Nelson’s ruling to deny class certification in NHL Concussion Injury Litigation, in part 1 and then forecasting what’s ahead in part 2. Part 1: Part 2: The NFL Concussion Settlement also saw a couple of noteworthy filings this week.  Sheilla details them with …

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Recent Articles

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Our latest articles look at recent filings and rulings in the NFL Concussion Settlement and the Climate of Brain Injury Denial in Canada

Part 1 of a 2-part series looks at a recent filing by Chris Seeger and his ambivalence toward the players he was appointed to represent: The mystifying puzzle of Judge Anita Brody: And finally, a look at the obstinance of Canadian media and doctors regarding the football-CTE link:  

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The latest from Advocacy For Fairness in Sports!

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Latest Articles 1/29/18

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The Blitz 1/28/18

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: SCOOP: @domcosentino‘s story on how “The 1987 NFL Players Strike Created The Modern #NFL” is the 📖Read of the Week! https://t.co/PVOaJIyBtU — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 26, 2018 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement As impaired retirees’ claims are derailed and denied by …

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