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The NFL Concussion Settlement has Devolved into A Wild-West Shootout

Anita B. Brody

Imagine you’re watching an old spaghetti western set in a town run by an aging saloon girl. A gang of gunslinging robbers have taken up residence in town but the saloon girl enjoys their flattery and tells the sheriff to “let them be,” and aside from an occasional flash of bravado he mostly does as he’s asked. There a subplot running in which a greedy banker is foreclosing on most of the widows in town and those whose husbands have been shot down by the band of outlaws and lay incapacitated. Those who resist the outlaws’ demands find their homes burning to the ground. The movie’s been running for two hours now and you’re wondering the cowboy in a white hat is going to ride in and restore order. Or will he?

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Audit! Orran Brown or Roger Goodell

Orran Brown or Roger Goodell?

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The Strange Transformation of NFL Concussion Settlement Claims Administrator Orran Brown

Orran Brown or Roger Goodell?

Orran Brown’s 28-page response to Patrick J. Tighe of X-1 Law’s motion seeking court intervention for multiple audits of a single settlement claim is very instructive although possibly not in the way Mr. Brown intended.

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NFL Concussion Settlement Administrator Defends Right to Audit Claims at Will

under audit

In a 28-page response to Patrick J. Tighe of X-1 Law’s motion seeking court intervention for multiple audits of a single settlement claim, Claims Administrator Orran Brown asserts that he has the right to audit a claim as many times as he deems appropriate.

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January 10 Hearing to Be a “Pivotal” Point in the NFL Concussion Settlement

NFL Concussion Settlement Hearing

On January 2, Judge Anita B. Brody issued an order scheduling a hearing to finally determine the fate of the settlement’s “generally consistent” standard, and with it the fates of hundreds, or possibly thousands of retired NFL players. This is the first record of the issue on the public docket, however the preliminaries leading to the hearing began in the summer of last year.

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Motions filed to address NFL Concussion Settlement Delays;

Sean Berton

A Closed Hearing is Convened in Judge Brody’s Chambers as Players Seek Transparency November 15, 2017 Sheilla Dingus Monday a motion for reconsideration was filed by X1 Law and Loren Kean Law, just prior to a closed hearing convened by Judge Brody with only Co-Lead Class Counsel Christopher Seeger (by name) along with NFL Counsel and …

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