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Gary Bettman just cleared the Barr

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Bettman Clears the Barr

May Day 2019 was an unprecedented opportunity for people in North America to behold two important figures appear before two governmental bodies and try their best to sell their disinformation.

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Battle between the NFL and its Insurers is Heating Up

NFL-Insurers Battle Heating Up

After a slow period of docket activity, the NFL and its insurers are slugging it out in the Supreme Court of New York as the insurers seek to learn what the NFL knew regarding concussions and brain injury and degree of related deception to players and themselves.

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Battle of the Titans – NFL v Insurers

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Neurologists Question NFL Concussion Settlement Diagnostics

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Mike Peluso files lawsuit against NHL’s Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

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Easley and Finnerty may blow wide open the ‘dam’ that Ploetz ‘cracked’

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The legacy of Ploetz v. NCAA is playing out in two similar trials, both with very similar claims. If as successful as Ploetz was, the consequences for the NCAA along with its member conferences/institutions could be serious.

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NHL Concussion Injury Litigation

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Fraud Investigator To Be Appointed for Concussion Settlement At NFL’s Request

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On Wednesday, Judge Brody issued an order that will likely be the death knell to most dementia claims in the NFL Concussion Settlement after the Special Masters in charge of settlement operations made a request to the Court. In April, the NFL filed a motion requesting a special court-appointed fraud investigator, claiming that massive fraud was holding up valid claims.  A hearing on the motion was held in May, and on July 18, Judge Brody issued a notice stating that she would defer ruling on the motion unless either Claims Administrator BrownGreer of the Special Masters made the request.  I was present at the hearing and it seemed that the Claims Administrator and Special Masters were opposed at the time.  No reason for reversal of that opinion was stated in the Special Masters’ request, leaving one to speculate as to their changed position.

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Joe Murphy Needs Our Help!

Joe Murphy’s name is engraved on the #NHL Stanley Cup. Due to brain injury he’s now homeless and the NHL could care less. If you’d like to help, here’s how you can. The Joe Murphy Long-term Care Fund https://t.co/81lqcQ1xYI — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) September 2, 2018

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