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Earlier this week Daniel Wallach addressed the inquiries of the new NFL/NFLPA CBA on his sports law podcast, Conduct Detrimental. If you didn’t catch it in real-time, you don’t want to miss any part of this series where Wallach takes an in-depth look at how changes to the CBA will adversely impact disabled retired players including a view from the past that shows how both the NFL and NFLPA are reneging on their promises to Congress in regard to honoring determinations of the Social Security Administration.
NFL Disability has been in the news quite a bit over the last week or so, and I’ve had a lot of questions come my way which I’ll try to address here.
The questions at the top of everyone’s list relate to a new disability class action lawsuit filed by Chris Seeger and a few other firms. Here’s some background you should be aware of before delving into the lawsuit itself since much of it is derived from another lawsuit filed by Michael Cloud.
Articles pertaining to Andre Royals disability lawsuit against NFL, NFLPA, Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan
Articles detailing how the Disability Plan tried to deny Darryl Ashmore without as much as a review of his medical records.
Jesse Solomon finally received his disability benefits after a lengthy battle in federal court. It shouldn’t be this hard.