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The Blitz 4/17/17 – Updated!

The Blitz

💉Painkiller Pandemonium & the Cannabis Conversation🌿 New filing in the NFL Clubs painkiller lawsuit A casual reading of the complaint would indicate players seek damages from concealment and masking of their injuries by way of imprudent use of painkillers, however . . . In a new painkiller lawsuit court filing #NFL clubs play a game …

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The Blitz 4/10/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement I hope you’ll find my research helpful as I try to sift through the NFL Concussion Settlement chaos. https://t.co/pG6Egw7v1b — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 9, 2017 Incredible: a member of NFL brain damage committee whose bogus science helped trigger lawsuits now screening retired players for settlement https://t.co/q2Kp99ZWK6 — Patrick Hruby …

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The Blitz 3/27/17

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🏈NFL Sidelines: Raiders relocation Reality Check. #RaiderNation @espn @957thegame @SaveOakSports #NFL pic.twitter.com/U183RNWskA — Libby Schaaf (@LibbySchaaf) March 25, 2017 Oakland mayor sends Roger Goodell a last-minute plan to keep the Raiders https://t.co/25TDVDdtOe via @jadubin5 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 25, 2017 OAK final plan to keep Raiders denied by Roger Goodell: ‘We have not yet …

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The Blitz 3/1/17

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⚖️Litigation Lane: Dawson vs. NCAA Activity in Dawson vs. NCAA student athlete compensation lawsuit via @TweetsByBraden https://t.co/3EOz66qU0V pic.twitter.com/alPNv2CaIj — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 1, 2017 Motion practice in Lane Johnson vs. NFLPA, NFL In what can only be deemed as strange, NFLPA files motion opposing vacation of an NFL discipline award in Lane Johnson lawsuit. …

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 2/25/17

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⚖Litigation Lane: NFL vs. Insurers NFL seeks to add bad faith claim against insurers over refusal to consent to concussion settlement: https://t.co/ybJAQM4LAh — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) February 25, 2017 In view of the new filing, which was a letter from the insurers to the Court, I updated the article I wrote last week. Here’s the …

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NFL Admits “Controversy Exists” with Insurers in Regard to Concussion Settlement

NFL vs. Insurers

Sheilla Dingus February 20, 2017 Updated February 25, 2017 The NFL has been engaged in an ongoing dispute with its insurers in regard to concussions and who is responsible to pay for the damages.  Travelers Insurance, which is the second-largest U.S. writer of commercial property and casualty insurance, filed suit against the NFL in August …

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Judge Anita Brody’s Feb. 8 Concussion Settlement Conference

Judge Anita Brody

Judge Brody ‘s concussion settlement conference was livestreamed this morning so I took advantage and got a few notes in addition to some screen captures, and tweeted it out. Here’s the Twitter summary in case you may have missed anything.

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The Blitz 2/8/17

The Blitz

💡Concussion Discussion: Stream is 10:30 AM ET today! Link to watch: https://t.co/ZSsGm7v1or https://t.co/XjFosvhI0I — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 Attention former NFL players: IMPORTANT NEWS#NFL concussion hearing Wednesday to be aired live online https://t.co/Fzp5B5M3Kv — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 Whether you’re experiencing symptoms now or not register. If you don’t you’ll lose …

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The Blitz 1/6/17

The Blitz

NCAA Notes: Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post takes on the Seventh Circuit: Federal judges just compared college athletes to prisoners in their lack of ability to seek employee status. https://t.co/1vYEiHExSM — Warren K. Zola (@WarrenKZola) January 5, 2017 All self inflicted spending, most on bloated salaries and unnecessary amenities. https://t.co/Q2n7r1FcTw — The Legal Blitz …

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