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NFLPA Painkiller Grievance

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Lane Johnson wants Discovery!

Lane Johnson Wants Discover Against NFLPA

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Lane Johnson Wants Discovery as His Battle with NFLPA Intensifies

Lane Johnson Wants Discover Against NFLPA

The NFLPA has summoned all the king’s horses and all the king’s men to blitz Eagles OT Lane Johnson, but he and his attorney Steve Zashin have demonstrated they won’t go down without a fight and they’re seeking discovery in order finally prove Johnson’s allegations.

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Lane Johnson is looking to sack NFLPA

Lane Johnson - Beware the Underdog

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Underdog Lane Johnson is Looking to Sack the NFLPA as Lawsuit Moves Forward

Lane Johnson - Beware the Underdog

Beware the Underdog! Lane Johnson’s underdog persona served him well in Super Bowl LII. Now he’ll be putting it to the test in his quest to sack the NFLPA.

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A very deep-dive into Lane Johnson’s lawsuit against the NFLPA

Lane Johnson, Judge Richard Sullivan, and DeMaurice Smith

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Opinion in Lane Johnson PED Lawsuit Exposes NFLPA Shortcomings

Lane Johnson, Judge Richard Sullivan, and DeMaurice Smith

On January 6, 2016, Philadelphia Eagles OL Lane Johnson filed a lawsuit against both the NFL and the NFLPA in the Northern District of Ohio. The lawsuit contained many allegations of impropriety as to the manner in which his PED testing was done and the lack of support and even resistance he received from his Union. An order published October 3, concludes most of his case.

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Predators Lurk At Every Turn As Neurologically Impaired Ex-NFL Players Seek Concussion Settlement Relief

Predators vie for a piece of retired NFL Players in the Concussion Settlement

More retired NFL players died last year, than received an award from the much-heralded “billion dollar” concussion settlement.  According to profootballreference.com, 123 former players passed away in 2017.  From the time the claims process began last March, through the most recent claims report filed last week, only 110 claims have been paid to date.  In spite of this neurologically impaired retirees are still pursued relentlessly for whatever money they might by chance manage to receive.

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Tamarick Vanover chronicles classic story of disposable NFL players

Tamarick Vanover

Tamarick Vanover’s opponents on kickoff and punt coverage teams used to grasp at him in futility as he raced toward the end zone. Now nearly two decades later, Vanover feels that same futility in having anything to show for the days given to the NFL that he will never recoup.

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The Blitz 12/23/17

Merry Christmas from Advocacy for Fairness in Sports

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: In a new op-ed in @statnews, I write that my research with @prof_goldberg “found that the NFL’s private agenda isn’t compatible with public health objectives.” https://t.co/y4HdvnP9YN — Kathleen Bachynski (@bachyns) December 21, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement: My analysis of Harvard …

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