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Funder Seeks Mandamus Compelling District Court to Obey Appellate Mandate

NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Anita Brody Thrivest

The issue of settlement funding and claim advances in regard to the NFL Concussion Settlement continues to become more and more bizarre. On September 19, Thrivest Specialty Funding petitioned the Third Circuit Court of Appeals for a writ of mandamus, asking the appellate court to enforce their mandate.

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Chris Hudson Fights to Keep His ERISA Claim Against NFLPA Alive

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As the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement between the National Football League and the NFL Players Association hurls ever closer, the suitability of the NFLPA to represent the best interests of the players at large has again been called into question. A lawsuit challenging the PA’s oversight of a disability benefits plan for former players not only demonstrates a failure on the part of the PA but the judiciary as well.

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Chris Hudson Faces an Uphill Fight for His Disability Benefits

When it comes to sexual abuse in Olympic sports, enough is enough.

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Give Due Process Its Due

Britney Taylor v Antonio Brown NFL

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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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