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Hernandez Lawsuit Tossed by Federal Judge

Hernandez dismissal

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Former Vikings Sharrif Floyd’s $180M Lawsuit Reveals Nightmare of “Never Event” Surgery

Sharrif Floyd

“Few medical errors are as vivid and terrifying as those that involve patients who have undergone surgery on the wrong body part, undergone the incorrect procedure, or had a procedure intended for another patient,” writes the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in an article describing medical errors in which patients received the wrong surgery, surgery on the wrong limb, or even surgery intended for another person. These errors are termed “never events” in medical terminology, not because the never happen but instead they are “errors that should never occur and indicate serious underlying safety problems.”   An article in the Telegraph states that almost 150 NHS patients have been harmed by surgical incidents that should never happen.  This is what former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd alleges happened to him in a recently filed lawsuit.

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Lawsuit Asserts That NFL Marketing Led to Adrian Robinson’s Death

Joe Camel

Adrian Robinson Jr. wore the NFL uniform for two years but his parents don’t blame those years for their son’s untimely suicide death, but rather the cumulative effects of twenty years of football that resulted in a posthumous diagnosis of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).

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NFL Concussion Settlement Has Even Attorneys Worried

NFL Concussion Settlement Delays

 Many wonder if they or the retired players will ever be paid November 21, 2017 Sheilla Dingus Andrew Brandt famously said, “There will be lawyers.”  This statement is true and could actually be quite an understatement when it comes the NFL’s Concussion Settlement.  On the surface one might think an uncapped settlement that pays for …

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Adrian Robinson Wrongful Death CTE Lawsuit Paints a Stunning Picture of Deceit

Adrian Robinson

May 22, 2017 Sheilla Dingus “This Complaint sets forth an unparalleled story in American sports: it begins with a stunning conspiratorial arrangement and ends with the horrific death of Adrian Robinson, Jr.” So begins a lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania state court on May 15. The complaint reaches back decades into the history of the NFL …

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