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Helmet hits in the NFL causing more than just concussions, NFL suit “case not closed”

With the implementation of the targeting penalty in the NFL, defensive backs are resorting to lower hits to break up passing plays. The recent ACL and MCL tear sustained by Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski after Cleavland safety T.J. Ward drove his helmet into Gronk’s knee shows how the NFL has traded one evil for …

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Craig Morton, dissatisfied with NFL settlement, pushes for court case

“I’m not trying to do any harm to the NFL,” Morton said. “But it’s time for someone to step forward. The league never dealt with the real issues. There are a lot of guys out there who are hurting.” Morton notes that the NFL motion to form a settlement places a delay on the entire legal …

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Window of Opportunity for Workers’ Compensation Claims in California

In my last post, back in July 16, I gave you the updated status of AB 1309, the proposed bill to end all workers’ compensation for professional athletes in California.  Today I wanted to expand a little more on the critical “window of opportunity” we have that will close as of January 1, 2014. Though …

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