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Judge Hurls Lone Pine Order at NFL Concussion Settlement Opt-Outs. Could this be an axe to their cases?

True or False? The Constitution of the United States of America guarantees every injured party his or her day in court?  You’d have been correct with either answer.  While the Constitution does make that guarantee, other laws and pleading rules tend to cloud it. That’s the situation players who opted out of the NFL Concussion Settlement are looking at due to a recently filed order.

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Dec 17

The Blitz 12/17/17

Essential Sports & Sports Law News December 17, 2017 Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson grapples with violent urges and memory loss. He thinks it’s CTE. https://t.co/HNxDXg5TEk — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 13, 2017 If you need a link that isn’t behind the paywall, CLICK HERE I truly and honestly …

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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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The NFL’s Preemption Trap and How Concussion Settlement Opt-Outs Plan to Avoid It

December 9, 2017 Sheilla Dingus As concussion settlement class members struggle to overcome delays and denials in the much heralded and massively disappointing NFL Concussion Settlement, opt-out claims are quietly moving forward. By 2012 hundreds of brain injury cases were filed against the NFL, and in some instances helmet maker Riddell, and these, and many …

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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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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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May 03

The Blitz 5/3/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Aaron Hernandez How potential abatement could affect suits against late Hernandez. Insights on a complex topic via @McCannSportslaw https://t.co/puMxqMzNFv — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 2, 2017 Prosecutors argue tossing Aaron Hernandez conviction would reward suicide https://t.co/yjhKIFzgKa — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 2, 2017 The SUV at the center of the double murder trial of …

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