Category: Litigation in Sports

A Quick Peek at How Taxes Can Cut into a Settlement Award

Uncle Sam Wants Your Money

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Preview of Upcoming Hearing in Dent Painkiller Lawsuit

Richard Dent v NFL painkiller lawsuit

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New Layer of College Football Misconduct Unveiled in Askin Lawsuit

John Askin lawsuit against Notre Dame, NCAA

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Evans Painkiller Lawsuit is Dismissed-Questions Remain

NFL painkillers

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Welcome to the Twilight Zone

Law360 Excerpt

I’d also like to thank Ryan Boysen and Law 360 for helping to clarify the record. Atty, Blogger Fight Back In NFL Concussion Deal Spat Excerpt regarding Advocacy for Fairness in Sports:  

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Hernandez Lawsuit Tossed by Federal Judge

Hernandez dismissal

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NFLPA’s Legal Gymnastics Show On Display in Lane Johnson Lawsuit

NFLPA legal gymnastics

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NFL Concussion Settlement Updates

Boom!

Two important briefs have been filed in the #NFL Concussion Settlement. One is an explosive brief that reads as an expose on quickly depleted common benefit funds meant to pay class attorney fees for the 65-year term of the settlement.  In objection to Co-Lead Class Counsel Christopher Seeger’s most recent fee petition, attorney Lance Lubel …

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Explosive Brief Puts Lane Johnson Back in the Game

Lane Johnson explosive brief NFLPA

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Lane Johnson and Eric Reid Search for Truth about NFL Drug Testing

Lane Johnson, Eric Reid NFLPA PED

Lane Johnson’s response to the NFLPA’s motion for summary judgment is due today. UPDATE: An explosive brief exposing conflicting testimony between the NFL and NFLPA, and among NFL employees, as well as the NFLPA’s narrative to one federal court in contrast with an opposite narrative in a different federal court, puts Lane Johnson back in …

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