Appellate Court Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the district court’s order approving the NFL Concussion Settlement Agreement. While those challenging the agreement are displeased with today’s ruling, proponents of the agreement consider it a step in the right direction in getting much needed financial awards for retired players and... click to read more

Appeals Court Upholds $1 Billion NFL Concussion Settlement

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld Federal District Court Judge Anita Brody’s Order approving the NFL Concussion Settlement. The appellate judges found the settlement “fair” and reasoned that it was “for the greater good of all players.” The three-judge panel sided with Judge Brody... click to read more

Scientists Reveal Strong Link Between Football and Brain Trauma

Dr. Frank Conidi, director of the Florida Center for Headache and Sports Neurology, recently presented a study at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting in Vancouver that reported some alarming results. Studying images from sophisticated MRI machines, Conidi analyzed the brains of 40 living former NFL players. What... click to read more

J&J’s Baby Powder Problem

Bloomberg released an investigatory report regarding the potential link between long term use of talcum powder in the genital area and ovarian cancer in women. J&J has been selling its Baby Powder for over 100 years, yet there had never been a discussion concerning ovarian cancer until a British... click to read more

NFL Retirement Plan Denies Former Player Disability Benefits

With billions of dollars in annual revenues, why is the NFL seemingly “nickel and diming” its former players when they apply for disability benefits? 12-year NFL cornerback Charles Dimry is suing the NFL’s retirement plan for denying him disability benefits. Dimry says he suffered two major neck injuries while... click to read more