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Give Due Process Its Due

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Give Due Process Its Due: The Antonio Brown Dilemma

Britney Taylor v Antonio Brown NFL

Much debate has swirled around whether Antonio Brown should be placed on the commissioner’s exempt list or face suspension since news broke of a lawsuit alleging that he raped a former trainer. If the allegations are true, then Antonio Brown should be punished, but at this stage, all the public and presumably the Patriots and NFL have is a “he said/she said” scenario, with the only evidence an unsworn lawsuit filed in federal court and a statement by Brown’s attorney refuting the allegations.

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Brittney Taylor v Antonio Brown

Brittney Taylor v. Antonio Brown

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NFL Settles with Insurer Westport Regarding Concussion Settlement Liability

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Westport Insurance Settles with NFL

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Update: Only Westport settled with the NFL in regard to liability for concussion settlement claims. An oddly worded stipulation was the souces of the original presumption that all insurers had settled.

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Between the Lines of the Special Master’s Status Report

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Reading Between the Lines of the Special Masters’ Status Report

On August 30, NFL Concussion Settlement Special Masters, Claims Administrator BrownGreer, and BAP Administrator Garretson Resolution Group released status reports that shed insights into the present state of the concussion settlement. The Special Masters report was the third to drop and the shortest of the reports but gave a lot to unpack, so I’ll begin there.

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NFL Cases

Our Document Cloud listing of cases involving the NFL or NFL players

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Labor Lessons From Antonio Brown

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“The Squeaky Wheel Gets The Oil”

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“The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Oil” Labor Lessons from Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown's squeaky wheel

“I love it when a plan comes together.” This line was made famous by George Peppard’s character Hannibal Smith, in the 1980’s series A-Team. Antonio Brown is probably putting the line to good use as he enjoys a day off on the first Sunday of the NFL’s 100th season.
What appeared as madness to many appears to have been a well-orchestrated plan by Brown to extract himself from an increasingly untenable spot in Pittsburgh and navigate to a destination where his talents might be better appreciated and labor could take a few lessons from Brown’s “madness.”

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