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January CLR Features Five Original Case Summaries Involving Concussion

January 2017, Vol. 5, No. 7 Timely reporting on developments and legal strategies at the intersection of sports and concussions—articles that benefit practicing attorneys who may be pursuing a claim or defending a client. Articles Analyzing SCOTUS’ Decision to Pass on Reviewing Challenges to the NFL Concussion Settlement State Court Judge Holds Discovery Can Proceed…
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Lead NCAA Concussion Plaintiff Fires Lawyer to Stop Bad Settlement

The NCAA concussion settlement is losing steam. Witness the following press release put out by the NCPA: Former Eastern Illinois University football player Adrian Arrington, lead plaintiff in the Arrington v. NCAA concussion lawsuit, terminated his relationship with his lawyer and opposes the preliminary settlement that the law firm asked the judge to approve.  Arrington released the following statement:  “The preliminary settlement is completely unacceptable and I never agreed…
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Getting to Know Sports Concussion Lawyer Steven Pachman

(Editor’s note: What follows is the introduction to an interview that appeared in the February issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter) Steven Pachman is a partner in the Litigation Department at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, where he has represented individuals and school systems in sports injury cases arising out of alleged premature return-to-play decisions…
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