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Excerpt from Federal Judge Brody’s Decision on Settlement Yesterday

What follows is an excerpt of the analysis from Federal Judge Anita Brody’s decision yesterday: “Counsel for the Plaintiffs and the NFL Parties have made a commendable effort to reach a negotiated resolution to this dispute. There is nothing to indicate that the Settlement is not the result of good faith, arm’s-length negotiations between adversaries. Nonetheless, on the basis of…
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What Should Matter …

Eugene Egdorf of the Lanier Law Firm in Houston doesn’t hide the fact that he sits on the plaintiff side. So when we asked him late last month for comment about a story we were doing for Concussion Litigation Reporter about NFL players withdrawing from the concussion litigation against the league to pursue NFL contracts,…
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Goodell Talks Concussions at Harvard School of Public Health

What follows are excerpts from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s speech Thursday at the Harvard School of Public Health. Biggest Challenge “I can say in no uncertain terms that this is our biggest challenge:  Changing the culture in a way that reduces the injury risk to the maximum possible extent – especially the risk of head…
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