Aaron Hernandez: Stage 3 CTE

THIS JUST IN: The results of a post-mortem study on Aaron Hernandez’s brain were just released this morning and Dr. Ann McKee’s team at Boston University disclosed that he had advanced Stage 3 CTE. Stage 3 is typically found in … Continue reading

Concussion Settlement Misinformation Continues…

It’s always a good thing when the media continues to cover the plight of the retired players. But is it just me or do the stories keep getting more and more inaccurate? I mean, where do they come up with … Continue reading

What’s Really Holding Up Your Concussion Settlement…

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Save Your Brain Sport Families Launch “Faces of CTE” Awareness Campaign

Save Your Brain Sport Families Launch “Faces of CTE” Awareness Campaign … Continue reading

Official Faces of CTE Press Conference Launches Mon., Jan. 30th

Cyndy Feasel is preparing for a press conference scheduled this Monday, January 30th in Houston to announce a new organization called Faces of CTE. She will be joined by several other members who share similar experiences from the aftereffects of … Continue reading

PED Investigation Closed

Earlier today, the NFL announced their “findings” from their drawn-out al Jazeera PED investigation: James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Pepper have been cleared of any allegations that they ever used PED’s based on an already-discredited video from a “witness” … Continue reading

The Law of Unintended Consequences at Work

So the NFL looks like it may have dodged another bullet in the recent Circuit Court ruling against the retired players in the Concussion lawsuit settlement. But there are always unintended consequences to everything. And as always, the League expects … Continue reading

Another Day Another Denial

On March 23, 2106, retired player Charles Dimry (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers 1988 – 2000) had a lawsuit filed against the Bert Bell Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan and the NFL … Continue reading

It’s Called Workers Compensation!

In a precedent-setting win, George Visger (49ers ’80 – ’81 Super Bowl XVI) and his attorney, Chris Asvar, just beat the NFL and Travelers Insurance for his EARNED medical treatments through the California Workers Compensation Board that he’s been fighting … Continue reading

NCAA Concussion Settlement Offer

EDITOR’S NOTE: (posted at 7:10 pm PST) Just received some additional information and clarification on this settlement offer from several sources who have been involved on different sides of the original suit (PPS – Some additional notes also got added … Continue reading

Darrelle Revis: ‘Concussion’ movie was ‘inspirational and educational’

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Frank Gifford had CTE

And  this sad news just in today from his family after Hall of Famer and Monday Night Football mainstay Frank Gifford passed away this past August. Thank you to the Giffords for making the decision to be open about this. … Continue reading

NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Appeal Hearing

Last Thursday, Nov. 19th, The Third Circuit of Appeals in Philadelphia heard oral arguments between the NFL’s attorneys and attorneys representing retired players appealing the NFL’s concussion lawsuit settlement offer. Central argument was over the exclusion of CTE (chronic traumatic … Continue reading

And This is How It’s Supposed to be Done!

It took a while for the retired NHL players to file their own concussion lawsuit against their League but perhaps they were kicking back to watch the NFL lawsuit unfold first. Or fall apart. In another positive move, U.S. District … Continue reading

Official Concussion Settlement Documents

Here are the final documents filed on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in US District Court in Philadelphia under Judge Anita Brody: The 7-page memo along with the full 132-page Agreement. We’re also posting a copy of the 24-page summary piece … Continue reading