Category: Concussions

Who’s Behind the Curtain of the latest NFL Concussion Settlement Ruling?

Who's behind the curtain of the latest NFL concussion settlement ruling?

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Mike Peluso files lawsuit against NHL’s Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

  Read the complete lawsuit here.  

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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   

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New report suggests upward of 10% of all NFL players will develop CTE

One player on each row is likely to develop CTE.

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Time Travel? Not as absurd as you may think, when it comes to the NFL

NFL Attempts Time Travel in Aaron Hernandez Lawsuit

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The Devil’s in those details and here are the details retired NHLers need to know

Devil in the Details

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First Look at the Tentative NHL Concussion Settlement

War and Peace

This is going to take two installments.  Here’s the first one. Also on today’s docket– revisits an 1857 Supreme Court decision. In response to yet another useless, tweet of BAP statistics, Sheilla wrote an open letter to Chris Seeger as shown below:

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The NFL’s going nuclear in their latest appeal to the court

Goodell trains the doctor

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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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