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Key Articles on NFL Concussion Settlement

Most NFL Concussion Settlement Opt-Outs Have Settled

A partial collection of key articles about the NFL Concussion Settlement by Advocacy for Fairness in Sports arranged topically and chronologically.

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NFL Concussion Settlement Isn’t About the Players Anymore

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NFL Concussion Settlement No Longer Pretends to Care for Players

NFL Concussion Settlement - Anita Brody, Roger Goodell, Chris Seeger

If there was any doubt previously, an order issued by Senior Judge Anita B. Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on May, 16, removes what lingering doubt may remain that the so-called NFL Concussion Settlement is about compensating brain-damaged players. In her order, she denied a motion for reconsideration of rules that will severely inhibit the compensation of impaired players, instead focusing her attention on protecting the NFL from alleged fraud.

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Don’t Shoot the Doctors!

Orran Brown Roger Goodell NFL "Please don't shoot the doctors."

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“Please Don’t Shoot the Doctors” NFL Settlement Attys Ask

Orran Brown Roger Goodell NFL "Please don't shoot the doctors."

About the only thing that the claims administrator and class counsel seemed to agree on at an April 7 hearing on changes related to MAF Physicians was that more doctors are needed to examine players for benefits in the NFL Concussion Settlement, and an April 10 submission by Locks Law Firm demonstrates how doctors have been blindsided leaving a void for retired player exams.

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Attorneys Argue Against Bait & Switch Changes to NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL Concussion Settlement is starting to look like a bait and switch scheme

 

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Attorneys Defend Players Against Bait & Switch NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL Concussion Settlement is starting to look like a bait and switch scheme

“This is very personal to me,” said Gene Locks as he made his opening statement in an April 7 hearing of his motion for reconsideration of some newly adopted measures that will be extremely detrimental to retired NFL players with dementia, as they submit claims in the concussion settlement. Locks explained that he once played football and sometimes thinks, “what if.”

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Orran Brown Defends His MAF Rules

Orran Brown Defends MAF Rules

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Orran Brown Defends His Rules

Orran Brown Defends MAF Rules

With a hearing scheduled for May 7, Claims Administrator Orran Brown filed a defensive response on Friday evening, to Class Counsel’s motion for reconsideration of Judge Brody’s order adopting his newly created rules governing MAF physicians in the NFL Concussion Settlement.

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Backstory on NFL Concussion Settlement Funding Issues and Third Circuit Reversal

NFL Concussion Settlement Funders

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