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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“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

In my last post about AB 1309 about 3 weeks ago, the filing deadline was Jan 1, 2014.  However, that has changed and I wanted to follow-up on this crucial issue. As you know the Governor has yet to sign the bill into law, because the bill is still in committee.  The bill in its

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I am choosing to “opt out” of the proposed settlement in the Fred Dryer v. NFL Films lawsuit.  By opting out I will preserve my rights against the NFL and their NFL Film division.  If you choose to opt out of the proposed settlement your letter must be postmarked by August 30, 2013. Here’s why

As you know, the Governor has yet to sign AB 1309 (the proposed bill to end all workers’ compensation for athletes in California)  into law because the bill is still in committee. The good news is that the bill in its current form has removed the retroactive portion (the portion that would eliminate all cases).

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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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Recently, the L.A. Times ran an Editorial supporting AB 1309, however it didn’t tell the full story. We (my partners and I) sent them what I am posting on my blog below, but they refused to publish our viewpoint.  We’re setting the facts straight about AB 1309, and giving you the full story.  Please help

In almost all cases, players suffer some type of work related injury or injuries. Therefore, players are eligible to apply for workers’ compensation benefits. However, the laws vary from state to state regarding the time frame in which the player must file their workers’ comp claim. The State of California has their own unique set

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