Category: Concussions

The NFL has its “hit men” on the attack to kill Alzheimer’s and dementia claims.

NFL Hit Men

Also….The NFL is using sleep apnea to deny claims and requiring proof of CPAP usage.  Learn how to protect yourself in our guest post by .

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Why is the NFL bullying a toddler?

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A breakdown of the Hernandez suit against the NFL may be their toughest challenge yet if it can clear a couple of hurdles the NFL has tossed in its path.  Read our breakdown of the dueling briefs that stand to determine the scope of the NFL’s liability to the public…and to a small child who …

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Unpublished Concussion Settlement Special Masters Order Shields Players from Latest NFL Ambush

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NOTE: This ruling governs the denial of the NFL’s request for mandatory AAP review of appealed claims.  A breakdown of their ruling on the “generally consistent” standard can be found here.

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Concussion Settlement Opt-Outs are Reaching Settlements with the NFL

Are NFL Concussion Settlement Opt-Outs quietly settling?

The original article begins with a question, however a new filing further indicates the answer, is “YES.”

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NFL Attempts to Sabotage Concussion Settlement Claims; Attorneys Respond

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Judge Brody Approves Fraud Investigator for Concussion Settlement

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Joe Murphy Needs Our Help!

Joe Murphy’s name is engraved on the #NHL Stanley Cup. Due to brain injury he’s now homeless and the NHL could care less. If you’d like to help, here’s how you can. The Joe Murphy Long-term Care Fund https://t.co/81lqcQ1xYI — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) September 2, 2018

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Updates!

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I’m a bit behind in updating the blog homepage, so here’s a recap of our most recent work and also a few blasts from the past and other tidbits of interest.  ~Sheilla NFL Concussion Settlement Opt-Out cases are back in the news – sort of.  While not receiving mainstream news coverage some important developments are …

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NHL and NFL Concussion Litigation Updates

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Sheilla and Derek teamed up for a two part series analysing Judge Nelson’s ruling to deny class certification in NHL Concussion Injury Litigation, in part 1 and then forecasting what’s ahead in part 2. Part 1: Part 2: The NFL Concussion Settlement also saw a couple of noteworthy filings this week.  Sheilla details them with …

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A lawsuit initiated…and another won…at long last

June 24, 2018

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