Tag: brain injury

Jennifer Bradley’s Case Highlights The NCAA’s Cherry-Picking

jenn bradley

Yet again, the NCAA has taken the stance in court that it has no legal responsibility to actually enforce its own rules in regard to player healthcare and safety. Yet again, the party who received the harm in this situation is an athlete that the NCAA purports to advocate for. Jennifer Bradley played field hockey for American University in Washington, D.C. from 2009-2012 on scholarship. In a complaint against the NCAA et al, she states that in September 2011, she received a hit in the head with a stick during the course of a game.

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Jennifer Bradley v NCAA

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Brain Injury Casts a Dark Cloud Over #NFL100

football and brain injury

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Mike Peluso insists it’s time for the Devils to pay

Mike Peluso lawsuit

On Jan. 3 Peluso filed a lawsuit in a New Jersey federal court against one of the teams he played for during his nine seasons, the New Jersey Devils. Peluso also listed physicians that treated him during his time with the franchise as defendants, along with another company owned by the Devils and Lou Lamoriello, the general manager of the Devils at the time.

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Former NHLers Nick Boynton and Daniel Carcillo call for accountability in a new lawsuit and appeals through Players Tribune

Daniel Carcillo and Nick Boynton

On Thursday, two former NHL players, Daniel Carcillo and Nick Boynton, who have been increasingly critical of the leagues handling of fighting and denial of the risk of brain injury have filed a lawsuit against the NFL in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. The players assert that the NHL, outside of any collective bargaining agreement has a duty to keep its players safe.

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Feeding Frenzy Ensues as Lawyers Vie for Fees in NFL Concussion Settlement

Blood in the Water

Sheilla Dingus
April 9, 2017 There’s blood in the water.  An uncapped class action settlement and $112.5 million in an attorney fee common benefit fund has many lawyers engaged in a feeding frenzy for their piece of the pie, leaving many retired NFL players and their families perplexed and distressed as to …

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