Tag: Judge Anita B. Brody

NFL Concussion Settlement is Like a Wild West Shootout

Anita B. Brody

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New Forms Set Retired Players Up for NFL Ambush

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New Concussion Settlement Claims Requirement Is a Set-Up For Denial

As a result of Judge Brody’s orders restructuring the MAF program, all but eliminating the settlement’s provisions and protections for pre-effective date claims, and narrowing the generally consistent standard to a hair-thin line, the claims administrator has developed new forms that whether or not by design, will lead players into a trap the NFL has long awaited.

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Attorneys Challenge Brody’s Attorney Fee Allocations in NFL Concussion Settlement

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Last Friday, Locks Law Firm, on behalf of itself and thirteen other appellants, filed a 68-page brief contesting Judge Anita B. Brody’s allocation of common benefit attorney fees to the Third Circuit.

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The NFL Now Thinks Having Dementia is a Crime

Roger Goodell Wants to Send Former Players to Prison for Dementia Symptoms

In fact, the NFL now considers it a crime punishable by a 20-year prison term!

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Judge Appoints Special Master to Aid NFL Settlement Investigations

Susan Lin Appointed Special Master in NFL Concussion Settlement

In a surprise order that appeared on the docket July 15, Judge Anita B. Brody appointed Philadelphia defense attorney Susan Lin “to advise the Court regarding the protection of participants’ rights in the investigative process.”

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Funder Wants to Know Why Concussion Settlement Isn’t in Compliance with 3rd Circuit Mandate

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Funder asks NFL Concussion Settlement Court to Comply with Third Circuit Mandate

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On Friday Thrivest Specialty Funding filed a letter to Judge Brody inquiring as to why the Claim Administrator isn’t in compliance with a Third Circuit mandate.

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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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