Tag: NFL Concussion Settlement

Letter From NFL Concussion Settlement Class Members to Judge Anita Brody

Dear Judge Brody:

Honorable Senior Judge Anita Brody James A Byrne U.S. Courthouse 601 Market Street Room 7613, Courtroom 7-B Philadelphia, PA 19106-1717 November 13, 2017 Dear Judge Brody: The undersigned are members of the NFL Concussion Settlement Class. We are retired players, wives and family members who placed our trust in you and your Court. Most of us …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review – October 29 – November 4, 2017 📖Read of the Week: “[T]he plea not for peace but for justice. That’s the Kaepernick legacy.” https://t.co/ggnUKolnA6 via @EdgeofSports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 4, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Ezekiel Elliott The best Twitter commentary as it happened in real-time …

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The Blitz 10/21/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/16-10/22, 2017 📖Read of the Week: .@sallyjenx piece w/ @WALLACHLEGAL is one of the best condemnations of NFL discipline Goodell style, that I’ve read. https://t.co/LTqcldG0x0 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) October 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement My report on objections to Class Counsel’s fee petition in …

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Co-Lead Class Counsel Petitions Court for $70.4 Million Fee in NFL Concussion Settlement

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  Objections Are Raised October 21, 2017 Sheilla Dingus On September 20, a motion was filed by three Texas law firms representing a group of players identified as “Alexander Objectors,”  asking Judge Anita Brody to compel compliance with an order that she issued on September 10, 2012.  The order, known as Case Management Order 5 …

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

NFL Concussion Settlement Maze

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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The Blitz 9/25/17

The Blitz

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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The Blitz 9/17/17

The Blitz

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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Delays, Denials, Dementia, and Death – the NFL’s Gift to R. C. and Susan Owens

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September 16, 2017 Sheilla Dingus “I intimately know of the pain, responsibility and exacerbation and care taking of my husband who I thought would take care of me,” says Susan Owens, widow of former NFL/49ers wide receiver R. C. “Alley Oop” Owens.  “Instead, my husband turned into a stranger who seemed to hate me for …

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The Blitz

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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The Blitz – Week of August 27

The Blitz

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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