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Third Circuit Reversal of NFL Concussion Settlement Funding Advances has an Interesting Backstory

NFL Concussion Settlement Funders

Retired NFL players and their families may soon be asking “What happened?” when settlement funders start playing hardball to collect on their “loans” to players in amounts double or more the initial advance due to accrued interest.

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Attorneys Challenge NFL Concussion Settlement Modifications

Chris Seeger-Roger Goodell

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Attorneys Challenge Changes to NFL Concussion Settlement

Chris Seeger-Roger Goodell

“The April 11 Order imposes substantial amendments to the Settlement Agreement that are adverse to the Class and benefit the NFL.” Attorneys from Locks Law Firm, Podhurst-Orseck and Anapol Weiss wasted no time in getting to the heart of the matter in a recent motion for reconsideration of Judge Brody’s April 11 order.

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Concussion Settlement Judge Delivers Gift to NFL

Brody-Seeger-Goodell

“She’s gone too far now.” This response reverberated as strongly as a blast at ground zero because it came not from an attorney who frequently laments the difficulties of the NFL Concussion Settlement, but rather a voice seldom critical of Judge Anita B. Brody
I contacted numerous attorneys, asking for their impressions of Judge Brody’s newly imposed restrictions …

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The Strange Transformation of NFL Concussion Settlement Claims Administrator Orran Brown

Orran Brown or Roger Goodell?

Orran Brown’s 28-page response to Patrick J. Tighe of X-1 Law’s motion seeking court intervention for multiple audits of a single settlement claim is very instructive although possibly not in the way Mr. Brown intended.

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Motion Asks Court to Rein In NFL Concussion Settlement Audits

Roger Goodell NFL endless audits

Late Sunday night, a motion dropped on the NFL Concussion Settlement docket outlining repeated audits of the same claims and requesting court intervention.

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The NFL Concussion Settlement Spins Toward the Bizarre

NFL Concussion Settlement Twilight Zone

No journalist wants to be the subject of her own story, but here we are in  2019, and life is indeed strange.  On February 5, Co-Lead Class Counsel for the NFL Concussion Settlement, Christopher Seeger filed a brief on the public docket.  His brief followed shortly after a brief filed by the NFL, responding to attorney Patrick Tighe’s motion for reconsideration of a recent order issued by Judge Anita B. Brody.

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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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The NFL’s Appeal Withdrawal Resembles a Trojan Horse

Trojan Horse - NFL Concussion Settlement - Seeger- Goodell

To recap the latest developments in the strange world of the NFL Concussion Settlement, four events require closer examination.  The NFL’s unexpected withdrawal of a bombshell appeal; the subsequent cancellation of the hearing on that appeal, Co-Lead Class Counsel Chris Seeger’s victorious PR campaign, and Her Honor, Judge Anita B. Brody’s substantive ruling on a mooted appeal.

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Why the NFL’s Concussion Settlement Appeal Withdrawal Isn’t Good News

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

A hearing to decide the fate of the one of two paths of qualification for monetary awards in the oft-heralded but largely problematic NFL Concussion Settlement was scheduled for January 10. On January 9, it was cancelled and announced that the NFL had withdrawn the appeal that prompted the hearing. Co-Lead Class Counsel Chris Seeger proclaimed victory over the NFL and its “meritless appeal,” but in reality, the NFL got everything it asked for and more, so there’s pause to consider if someone was behind a curtain and how things sometimes are not what they appear to be.

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