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Andre Royal - The NFL Disability Monopoly Game

Andre Royal

Articles pertaining to Andre Royals disability lawsuit against NFL, NFLPA, Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan

Charles Dimry

Charles Dimry

Charles Dimry v. Bert Bell – Pete Rozelle NFL Players Disability Plan

Chris Hudson - Bears

Chris Hudson

Hudson Case Shows How NFL and NFLPA Step on Retired Players

Hudson Case Demonstrates How NFL and NFLPA Steps on Retired Players

The continued failures of the NFL Players Association are most demonstrable in a collective bargaining agreement that heavily favors people who in poetic irony call themselves “owners.” While it’s difficult to perceive all the consequences of every “jot and tittle” of such a contract at the time of negotiation, the egregious flaws from a player perspective aren’t minor oversights that union leadership couldn’t have seen coming which have merely inconvenienced members.

Chris Hudson disability

Chris Hudson Fights to Keep His ERISA Claim Against NFLPA Alive

As the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement between the National Football League and the NFL Players Association hurls ever closer, the suitability of the NFLPA to represent the best interests of the players at large has again been called into question. A lawsuit challenging the PA’s oversight of a disability benefits plan for former players not only demonstrates a failure on the part of the PA but the judiciary as well.

Darryl Ashmore

Darryl Ashmore

Articles detailing how the Disability Plan tried to deny Darryl Ashmore without as much as a review of his medical records.

Delvin Williams

Delvin Williams

Articles relating to retired NFLer Delvin William’s lawsuit against NFL disability

Jeff Winans

Jesse Solomon

Jesse Solomon finally received his disability benefits after a lengthy battle in federal court.  It shouldn’t be this hard.

Tyrone Keys

Tyrone Keys

Articles relating to Tyrone Keys Disability Lawsuit