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Ninth Circuit Opinion on Preemption Revives Drug Lawsuit Against the NFL

Richard Dent Wins Appeal

In a long-awaited decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, on September 6, delivered an opinion keeping a potential class action lawsuit against the NFL filed by Hall of Famer Richard Dent alive for further arguments.

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The Blitz

The Blitz

IMPORTANT SPORTS & SPORTS LAW NEWS JULY 24-30, 2017 Tweet of the Week: BREAKING NEWS: in need of a QB, and refusing to sign Colin Kaepernick, the Jets have signed Hall of Famer Otto Graham, who died in 2003. — Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) July 28, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Study That 110 Out Of 111 NFL …

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Judge Alsup Denies Remaining Claims in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit

Bid to add Carlos Rogers to NFL painkiller lawsuit denied

July 22, 2017 Sheilla Dingus @SheillaDingus In granting motion for summary judgment in favor of NFL Clubs San Diego/LA Chargers, Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers, late Friday July 21, Judge Alsup has declared the only provisions available to players for recourse of injury are workers’ compensation and collective bargaining. Worker beware! In the final …

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Two Remaining Plaintiffs in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Fight to Keep Case Alive

NFL Painkiller Lawsuit

June 23, 2017 Sheilla Dingus @SheillaDingus A lawsuit that began with numerous accusations against all 32 NFL Clubs by 14 former players was whittled down to what Judge Alsup deemed “sufficiently pled” allegations against 14 teams by 9 players last month, but in accordance with Alsup’s interpretation of the statue of limitations he found all …

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