Déjà vu… Again!

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. In a move that’s sure to sound familiar to most retired players who have tried … Continue reading

Sheilla Dingus: The Lawyers’ Feeding Frenzy

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. We’re watching the REAL fight now that Judge Brody has declared the concussion lawsuit as … Continue reading

Adult Supervision Called In

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. In my years of involvement with retired players, I don’t recall ever seeing any cases … Continue reading

And Now the Fun Begins…

Well, now that the final concussion lawsuit settlement offer got approved and crammed down the retired players’ throats without so much as a Discovery phase or a full open trial, things are actually going to get very interesting. While there … Continue reading

Next Steps for NFL Concussion Settlement

Earlier this morning, Judge Anita Brody from US District Court in Philadelphia opened a status conference for retired players to update everyone on the next steps to apply and qualify for their potential settlements. In a first, the conference was … Continue reading

Supreme Court Rules Against Challenges to NFL Concussion Settlement

As hopeful as some might have been for a ruling that would have allowed a challenge to the terms of the NFL’s final settlement offer in the ongoing concussion lawsuit, the US Supreme Court came down against any further challenges … 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

Court of Appeals Rules for NFL in Concussion Lawsuit

This morning, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia issued their opinion on the appeal filings against the NFL’s concussion settlement offer. Not surprisingly, the ruling supports the original opinion from Judge Anita Brody on the NFL’s terms of … Continue reading

Paul Anderson: The Latest Wave

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our friend, Paul Anderson, attended some of our conferences in the past while he was still studying law. As a practicing attorney now covering concussion litigation among his many areas of practice, Paul has been following the NFL concussion lawsuit  … 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

NFL Dodges Another Bullet?

A sad day for retired NFL players. In spite of numerous delays, Judge Brody finally approved a 65-year settlement offer that allows the League to dodge many bullets that the original concussion lawsuits may have forced on them. Andrew Brandt … Continue reading

Rejected! Back to the Drawing Board for Concussion “Settlement”

Here we are the day after Super Bowl and Roger Goodell is facing one more problem on top of the others that have dragged on through the season. Guess he’s going to have to earn his $44 million this year. … Continue reading

Want to Get Really Pissed?

Just a quick update from ABC/AP on the Fairness Hearing held in Philadelphia earlier today. Seeger’s quoted comment was telling: WTF are they paying you the big bucks for then if you didn’t even believe you had the balls to go all … Continue reading

Want numbers? We got numbers! NFL Actuarial Studies for the Concussion Lawsuit

We just found copies of the actuarial studies that were filed earlier this week by the NFL with the court and being analyzed by the media. We hope to have more of our own analysis from our legal experts as … Continue reading

John Hogan: Some Thoughts and Concerns About the NFL Concussion Settlement

…from a Disability Attorney’s Perspective EDITOR’S NOTE: Our friend and long-time advocate for retired players, John Hogan, has been a successful practicing attorney specializing in Social Security and Disability cases from his office in Atlanta. John has represented many retired … Continue reading