Tag Archive: Bennet Omalu

Dec 10

The Blitz 12/10/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 12/10/17 📖Read of the Week: Compelling read: Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die https://t.co/vw8Sg50Fk7 via @verysmartbros — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 9, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement There was a lot …

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Aug 27

The Blitz – Week of August 27

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of August 27, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: Happy Madden Day. I can enjoy a version of the @NFL where humans aren’t fleeced for their physical gifts & then tossed aside once broken. — Derek Helling (@dhellingsports) August 25, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Bigger #Concussion Settlement …

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Aug 06

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News – July 30 – August 6, 2017 Tweet of the Week! You do get a day in court in America, but, as contractual clause, you might be required to contractually waive away your right to that day. — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) August 2, 2017 📖   Read of the Week! …

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Aug 06

The Blitz Special Edition 8/6/17

Concussions, CTE & Cannabis 💡Concussion Discussion: There have been a lot of #CTE articles lately-but-please don’t skip this one. It’s good. Really good. https://t.co/y3s0KpS4cK via @jasongay — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 30, 2017 .#NFL Brain Trust declares #CTE afflicts the US population not just football related. HOFers have #dementia at 5x US population~1/4 w. #CTE. …

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Jun 07

The Blitz 6/7/17-6/8/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: City of Cleveland vs. City of Cleveland The City of Cleveland has sued itself over the Quicken Loans Arena https://t.co/6nezbep54F via @dhellingsports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 7, 2017 Derek Boogaard Wrongful Death Lawsuit Breaking: A U.S. Federal Court judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit filed vs NHL by the family of …

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Mar 03

The Blitz Special Edition 3/3/17 Concussions & CTE

Today’s biggest headline grabber is the NHL’s most recent attempts to discredit the science of concussions and CTE, and because of this, I decided to put out a special edition of the Blitz to focus on this important issue.  The sports leagues need to realize that people are watching, and moreover, that they care, and …

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Feb 27

The Blitz 2/27/17

💉Painkiller Pandemonium: My latest installment about painkiller abuse in the #NFL includes additional allegations against the league https://t.co/ZSSMxEnQsb — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 27, 2017 Supplement: Ex-#NFL Player stories of injuries, pressure, and painkillers 🏈💉💊🏈https://t.co/0cAaQSj6dk — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 27, 2017 While marijuana presents a potentially safer alternative to opioids and NSAIDS, will it …

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Feb 25

The Blitz Weekend Edition 2/25/17

⚖Litigation Lane: NFL vs. Insurers NFL seeks to add bad faith claim against insurers over refusal to consent to concussion settlement: https://t.co/ybJAQM4LAh — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) February 25, 2017 In view of the new filing, which was a letter from the insurers to the Court, I updated the article I wrote last week. Here’s the …

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Feb 09

The Blitz 2/9/17

Concussion Discussion Judge Brody’s Concussion Settlement Conference I compiled screenshots, tweets & notes from Judge Brody’s #Concussion Settlement Conf & put them here for reference https://t.co/Z3gg0KsgJR — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 More on this via @NYDNSportsITeam Judge reminds #NFL retirees of #concussion settlement https://t.co/Ahy5udI8Fc — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 9, 2017 More on …

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