Category: NFL Concussion Settlement

NFL Concussion Settlement: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

BrownGreer Status Report

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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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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 HBO Real Sports Profiles a Disturbing Trend in High School Football by Derek Helling

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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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Neurologists Question NFL Concussion Settlement Diagnostics

Texas Neurological Society

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Behold! A gifted horse!

Trojan Horse - NFL Concussion Settlement - Seeger- Goodell

Part II of a deep-dive on recent NFL Concussion Settlement developments:

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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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NFL Concussion Settlement Hearing Cancelled

Judge Anita B. Brody Cancels Concussion Settlement Hearing

Here’s the quick version.  I’ll write more tomorrow.

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Hearing Date Set for NFL Appeal of Generally Consistent in Concussion Settlement

NFL Concussion Settlement Hearing

Approximately 9PM EST, Podhurst Orsek filed a motion requesting leave to participate in the hearing. Details in the tweet thread. (Click on tweet to expand.) Update: @PodhurstOrseck has requested leave to speak at the January 10 #NFL Concussion Settlement hearing. It’s worth noting that Steven Marks is a member of class counsel. Clearly he has …

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Working and Dementia

dementia work nfl

Yesterday I stumbled across an excellent article about working and dementia, that confirms in certain instances it’s desirable and health for people with dementia diagnoses to continue work.  This has been a point of contention in the NFL Concussion Settlement, so the American Academy of Neurology article inspired a tweet thread that is almost a …

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