Tag Archive: CTE

Nov 19

The Blitz 11/19/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – November 13-19, 2017 📖Reads of the Week: Special thanks to Ken Belson and Lindsay Gibbs for their excellent coverage of the NFL Concussion Settlement and for including Advocacy for Fairness in Sports in your work. More than four years after a deal was announced, Debilitated …

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Nov 12

The Blitz 11/12/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – November 6 – 12, 2017 📖Read of the Week: Is the NFL’s concussion settlement working? Small percentage of claims have been paid thus far, and ex-players, their families and attorneys have big concerns — “The claims process is flawed, cumbersome, and moves at a glacial …

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NFL Concussion Settlement is Becoming More of an Obstacle Course than Finish Line for Retired Players

October 9, 2017 Sheilla Dingus The “bottomless” NFL Concussion Settlement, once regarded by NFL retirees as the conclusion to a long, hard fought race has devolved into a marathon maze laden with hurdles that appear to obscure any semblance of a finish-line. On August 15 a motion was filed asking the Court to determine proper …

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Oct 01

The Blitz 10/1/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 1, 2017   📖Read of the Week: Read of the week honors go to Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins for their thoughtful op-eds on why they protest and where they wish to go from here. Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a …

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Sep 25

The Blitz 9/25/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 25, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: We’re witnessing one of the most important moments in sports history. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 24, 2017 📖Read of the Week: Paul D. Anderson captured both the legal and other ramifications of Aaron Hernandez’s Stage 3 CTE diagnosis in …

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Sep 17

The Blitz 9/17/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 18, 2017   📖Read of the Week: I was hesitant to use one of my own stories here, and I want you to know I AM NOT plugging my journalism skills, but rather Susan Owens’ story is so moving, so powerful, and so important – I …

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Sep 10

The Blitz 9/10/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 10, 2017 🐦Tweets of the Week: Labor needs to focus on modernizing Labor Laws to balance the inequalities politicians have legislated away from Labor on behalf of donors! — Ivan F. Soto (@ISotoAFLPU) September 4, 2017 You see this @NFLPA? The NFL is telling you that …

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Sep 03

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News  Week of September 3, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: This week we have a tie: High school football is 7 times more likely than lightning to cause catastrophic injury. Yet we clear the stadium at sound of thunder. — Kent Johnson (@37919KJ) September 2, 2017 and The first Ezekiel …

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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 20

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News August 20, 2017 – Week in Review Tweet of the Week: “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are” -Ben Franklin pic.twitter.com/MSRtHDVRBe — Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) August 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Is the #NFL making it impossible …

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