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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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Backstory on NFL Concussion Settlement Funding Issues and Third Circuit Reversal

NFL Concussion Settlement Funders

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Third Circuit Reversal of NFL Concussion Settlement Funding Advances has an Interesting Backstory

NFL Concussion Settlement Funders

Retired NFL players and their families may soon be asking “What happened?” when settlement funders start playing hardball to collect on their “loans” to players in amounts double or more the initial advance due to accrued interest.

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