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2014-07-23 23:31:18

New Lawsuit Argues that NFLPA was Complicit with League in Covering up Concussion Risks to Players. The plaintiffs are represented by attorneys from The Regan Law Firm, Shaffer Lombardo Shurin, Langdon & Emison and Yonke Law LLC. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A group of former National Football League players has filed lawsuits against the NFL Players Association, alleging it failed to take necessary steps to protect players from traumatic brain injuries in the face of...

2014-07-23 23:15:24

Players, weigh the pros and cons very carefully before opting out of the NFL settlement, advises the founding partner of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According to Sports Illustrated, 2013 is touted as the Year of the Injury due to the increase in ACL injuries, the ongoing concussion lawsuit and the long-discussed benefits of disability insurance policies for pro-athletes. Several events have occurred recently in the world of football, which have resulted in a lot of media...

2014-07-16 23:09:42

As the nation's lawyer to the pros, Darras discusses the details of the settlement and offers tips to players. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The second settlement offer put forth by the NFL recently received preliminary approval by a federal judge in Philadelphia. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had previously rejected the first offer from the NFL six months ago. The NFL is now waiting to see how many players will pursue a claim in this class-action settlement. (Philly.com, Judge...

2014-07-09 04:21:07

Pre-Settlement Case Funding Firm accurately predicts increase of concussion settlement to reach $1Bil after "Cap" removed. PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that many of their prospective clients have expressed continued concern over the recent changes to the NFL Concussion Settlement. The NFL agreed last week to remove the settlement cap to over $1Bil -as Legal-Bay had predicted- but early reports are...

2014-06-25 04:20:42

Settlement Funding Firm believes a Judge's denial of original $765MM settlement agreement will be increased in upcoming months, on the heels of a new Pain Killer Suit against the NFL involving ex-QB Jim McMahon and other 1985 Chicago Bears' Super Bowl teammates. SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today an update in concussion lawsuits based off of inappropriate NFL medical care. After the 2013 NFL settlement...

2014-05-30 23:08:03

One of the primary attorneys in the medication class action lawsuit recently filed against the NFL, Mel Owens will be attending the 4th Annual NFL Retired Players' Summit. The class action lawsuit filed by Mel’s firm NBO Law, in conjunction with STSW, alleges that the NFL has fostered a culture of prescription drug misuse. Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Attorney Mel Owens of Namanny, Byrne & Owens (NBO Law), the law firm which filed the first and only class action lawsuit...

2014-05-30 12:24:08

CG Technology is the only race and sports book operator in Nevada to be offering lines on every game for the first sixteen weeks of the NFL season LAS VEGAS, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CG Technology(TM), a preeminent technology company, announced today that it has released lines for weeks one to sixteen of the NFL season, allowing customers to place bets on football teams and games before the season begins. CG Technology is the only Nevada-based sports book currently offering lines...

2014-05-29 23:07:24

In preparation for Sports Brain’s participation in the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, Sports Brain has released its annual NFL Concussion Report comparing data from a variety of sources to highlight the difficulties in gathering accurate data about concussion diagnosis and recovery. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 In preparation for Sports Brain’s participation in the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, Sports...

2014-05-23 23:03:40

The law firm of Namanny, Byrne, and Owens, in conjunction with Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin, and White, has filed a class action lawsuit against the NFL. The lawsuit alleges the NFL supported an environment in which prescription drugs and controlled substances were illegally distributed by trainers. Lake Forest, California (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The National Football League (NFL) allegedly allowed pain-masking drugs to be “illegally administered” to its players, according to a new...

2014-05-23 23:02:13

NFL families to share personal experiences in hopes to rally support for retired players. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Former NFL players will gather May 30 and 31 in Arlington, Texas for the fourth Retired NFL Players Summit to discuss the growing need for specialized care among many of football’s greats. The Summit, hosted by the Retired NFL Players Congress and sponsored by the Save The Game Foundation, is a place for NFL families to discuss the details of the player benefits...


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