I recall stories related to me by retired players who are struggling and their family members. Men who constantly get lost and then sit in their cars for hours waiting to gain their bearings and figure out where they are so they can drive home or for someone in their family to find them. Men who have difficulty remembering how to get dressed. Men who can’t remember how to use a can opener. Just before Christmas a distraught wife told me how difficult it was for her when she gave her husband a Christmas card for their daughter for him to sign. She said that he looked at her with a blank stare and then asked, “Should I just sign it [first name]? She had to remind him, “No, sign it ‘Dad.’” I could go on and on. But the FAQs these guys are supposed to understand need to be deciphered so onward I suppose. The remaining FAQs address lawyers and liens.
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Objections Are Raised October 21, 2017
Sheilla Dingus On September 20, a motion was filed by three Texas law firms representing a group of players identified as “Alexander Objectors,” asking Judge Anita Brody to compel compliance with an order that she issued on September 10, 2012. The …
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August 7, 2017
@SheillaDingus Monday, August 7, was the final day for registration in the NFL’s “uncapped” concussion settlement, but for many players and their families, issues are far from settled. Numerous former opt-outs, who had decided to pursue their own litigation against the league apart from the …
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