Tag: NFL Concussion Settlement

NFL Concussion Settlement Update 12/5/17

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Numerous filings appeared on the NFL Concussion Settlement Docket today. Here’s a quick summary of today’s activity. The first motion of the day seemed somewhat promising as X1 and Loren & Kean Law filed a brief in support of their prior motion to reconsider administration of the settlement in accordance with its plainly written language …

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The Blitz 12/3/17

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Essential Sports & Sports Law Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: Absolutely worth a read: Is This the End of the NFL? https://t.co/YHcpMFoyGy via @intelligencer — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 27, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement #NFL #Concussion Settlement News: Chris Seeger is at it again! While the situation is far from humorous, …

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Christopher Seeger Opposes Motion to Benefit NFL Concussion Settlement Class

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Again. . . November 28, 2017 Sheilla Dingus In a grand webinar style conference on February 8, 2017, over which Judge Anita Brody presided, Co-Lead Class Counsel Christopher Seeger presented an impressive PowerPoint presentation in which he heralded the many benefits of the settlement that was beginning its registration period. He proclaimed the ease of …

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The Blitz – Turkey Trot Special

Blitz Turkey Trot Special

Essential Sports & Sports Law News 11/23/17 Happy Thanksgiving 📖This Issue’s Essential Read from Will Hobson & Steven Rich h/t Nancy Hogshead-Makar Hard-hitting @washingtonpost article; The fact that club and Olympic sports are a haven for pedophiles isn’t a sudden revelation. The USOC and NGBs have long known about it, but made the very calculated …

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NFL Concussion Settlement Has Even Attorneys Worried

NFL Concussion Settlement Delays

 Many wonder if they or the retired players will ever be paid November 21, 2017 Sheilla Dingus Andrew Brandt famously said, “There will be lawyers.”  This statement is true and could actually be quite an understatement when it comes the NFL’s Concussion Settlement.  On the surface one might think an uncapped settlement that pays for …

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The Blitz 11/19/17

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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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Motions filed to address NFL Concussion Settlement Delays;

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A Closed Hearing is Convened in Judge Brody’s Chambers as Players Seek Transparency November 15, 2017 Sheilla Dingus Monday a motion for reconsideration was filed by X1 Law and Loren Kean Law, just prior to a closed hearing convened by Judge Brody with only Co-Lead Class Counsel Christopher Seeger (by name) along with NFL Counsel and …

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The Blitz 11/12/17

The Blitz

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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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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