May 2017 archive

The Blitz 5/30/17-5/31/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Ploetz vs. NCAA NCAA motion to transfer Ploetz CTE case out of Dallas – DENIED. Trial set for January. — Gene Egdorf (@GeneEgdorf) May 25, 2017 This will be the first football #CTE case to go to trial (1/22/18): Ploetz v. NCAA, Case No. DC-17-676 https://t.co/nzc55KyyfE — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) …

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The Blitz – Memorial Day Weekend Edition

Happy Memorial Day

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Chris Seeger files for quasi-judicial immunity for all administrative entities in #NFL #concussion settlement https://t.co/xjGcOBoxfx pic.twitter.com/iIvyg4MUvt — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 22, 2017 He mislead and decieved brain damaged NFL retirees. No immunity from anyone. https://t.co/LgUYN2SUfa — tombaugh (@tombaugh) May 23, 2017 NFL …

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The Blitz 5/25/17 – 5/26/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Litigation (Claims Against Riddell): Riddell Concussion Claims May Head For State Court Fight https://t.co/keF7O79diU via @ZachZagger pic.twitter.com/qoW9iqWTyc — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 25, 2017 PDF: https://t.co/DFkjTw1X1N https://t.co/HMWzrhiH6V — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 25, 2017 Additional links between the NFL and Big Tobacco are alleged …

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The Blitz 5/23/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Adrian Robinson Jr. wrongful CTE death lawsuit vs. NFL, Riddell I wrote about the tragic deception that led to 25 year old Adrian Robinson’s #CTE death, as exposed in a new lawsuithttps://t.co/K3o9sFXU92 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 22, 2017 A++ article from @LemireJoe highlights many details of concealment in …

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 5/20/17

Happy Weekend from Advocacy for Fairness in Sports and The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuits Excellent analysis of painkiller lawsuits via @ZachZagger
Painkiller Battles Loom Over NFL Despite Early Success https://t.co/FFRt1uXfZC pic.twitter.com/ZxnchhubLz — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 19, 2017 Adrian Robinson vs. NFL, Riddell If you’re interested in the depths of which the NFL will dive in order to promote …

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The Blitz 5/18/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: New Baylor Title IX Lawsuit: Pretty damning allegations in former Baylor volleyball player’s Title IX lawsuit against university pic.twitter.com/AGaaWK5n5j — Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) May 17, 2017 Baylor hit with 7th Title IX lawsuit, plaintiff alleges gang rape by football players https://t.co/GluKECgWpF via @PhillipEricksen — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May …

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The Blitz 5/15/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Art DeCarlo vs. NFL NFL files notice of appeal in Art DeCarlo concussion lawsuit. Focus of appeal is on statute of limitations issue. https://t.co/AFQFhYg4eI — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) May 14, 2017 NFL’s pre-argument statement in Art DeCarlo appeal says lower court erred in applying discovery rule to toll SOL: https://t.co/pODblI6j6m

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The Blitz – Weekend Edition 5/12/17

Happy Mother's Day

??In honor of Mother’s Day?? “My Mom, My Hero” by David Nelson – NFL, retired More on David: “NFL forcing me to choose between football, nonprofit” Just came across @DavidNelson86‘s story https://t.co/coFpEwG9ma — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 13, 2017 On the @PlayersTribune, @B_Ryan9 speaks from the heart about his …

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The Blitz 5/10/17

The Blitz

⚖️NFLPA Painkiller Grievance against NFL and 32 Member Clubs: I discovered this during my evening “docket dig” yesterday, and published my article in the wee hours of the morning. It was nice to see that a number of media outlets picked up on the story. My take on the #NFLPA painkiller grievance against the …

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 5/5/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane Mike Peluso vs. Devils et al. Fighting Back: Former #NHL Player’s Medical Records ‘Intentionally Concealed’ https://t.co/vJzKqTVk46 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 5, 2017 Mike Peluso doesn't call 911 after seizures anymore. He can't afford ambulance/hospital bill w/ $830 NHL pension https://t.co/w5V3jBBRLJ — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) February 12, 2016

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