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What do the Packers’ financials reveal about the NFL Concussion Settlement?

Packers financials NFL Concussion Settlement

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What the Packers’ Financials Reveal About the NFL Concussion Settlement

Packers financials NFL Concussion Settlement

On July 12, Daniel Kaplan of the Athletic reported on a staggering drop in profits for the Green Bay Packers as revealed in their 2018 Financial Report.

This was a huge departure from the prior financials, in which the team gained $75 million in profit from operations in 2016 and $65.3 million in 2017. Since the publicly owned Packers are the only team required to release financial reports, their reports have often been viewed as a barometer for the NFL as a whole. The NFL Concussion Settlement was cited as one of their increased expenses.

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NFL Dirty Deeds Exposed in July 4th Weekend News Dump

Roger Goodell NFL Dirty Deeds

Part 1: A Shameful Claim Denial with Harmful Implications to Other Retired NFL Players A Letter from Chris Seeger Gives a Strong Warning to Players: Beware the NFL

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3 Recent NFL Concussion Settlement Rulings

Roger Goodell NFL Concussion Settlement Balance of Power

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“Hit or Miss?” Litigation Funding Issues in NFL Concussion Settlement take an Odd Turn

Judge Anita Brody Hit or Miss

On Thursday, Judge Anita Brody ordered former Rams and Redskins safety Toby Wright to arbitration with Thrivest Specialty funding. That she ordered the player to arbitration isn’t surprising considering an April 26 ruling by the Third Circuit, vacating her ruling that enjoined Thrivest from pursuing arbitration against a different player and her dismissal of Thrivest’s complaint against him, the tone of her order is somewhat curious.

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You’re Fired!!!

Judge Anita B. Brody

UPDATED 5/26: Outside the concussion settlement, another terrible injustice is being exposed in Olympic Taekwondo. At What Price Glory?

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NFL Concussion Settlement No Longer Pretends to Care for Players

NFL Concussion Settlement - Anita Brody, Roger Goodell, Chris Seeger

If there was any doubt previously, an order issued by Senior Judge Anita B. Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on May, 16, removes what lingering doubt may remain that the so-called NFL Concussion Settlement is about compensating brain-damaged players. In her order, she denied a motion for reconsideration of rules that will severely inhibit the compensation of impaired players, instead focusing her attention on protecting the NFL from alleged fraud.

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Attorneys Argue Against Bait & Switch Changes to NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL Concussion Settlement is starting to look like a bait and switch scheme

 

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Attorneys Defend Players Against Bait & Switch NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL Concussion Settlement is starting to look like a bait and switch scheme

“This is very personal to me,” said Gene Locks as he made his opening statement in an April 7 hearing of his motion for reconsideration of some newly adopted measures that will be extremely detrimental to retired NFL players with dementia, as they submit claims in the concussion settlement. Locks explained that he once played football and sometimes thinks, “what if.”

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Backstory on NFL Concussion Settlement Funding Issues and Third Circuit Reversal

NFL Concussion Settlement Funders

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