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Jackie Fedeli

Retired Player Diagnosed with CTE as a result of NFL Concussions

Earlier this week, an announcement came to the public that former National Football League (NFL) Hall of Fame running back, Tony Dorset was recently diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (CTE) CTE is a degenerative brain disease that can lead to […]

Jackie Fedeli

Brett Favre Admits to Suffering Side Effects from Concussions while Playing for the NFL

Two months after the NFL concussion lawsuit (NFL) settlement brought on by retired football players, one of the game’s most infamous quarterbacks is confessing that he is starting to experience the long term effects of repeated head trauma. Brett Favre, […]

Allison Quering

Proposed Settlement Announced in NFL Concussion Litigation

PHILADELPHIA – Anapol Schwartz proudly announces a proposed settlement of the Concussion Class Action Lawsuit with the National Football League (NFL) on behalf of retired players and their families. Under the agreement, the League will contribute $765 million to provide […]

Adrianne Webb

Judge Grants Class Certification in Luzerne County Juvenile Detention Center Lawsuits

Senior U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo ruled this week that the lawsuits involving the Luzerne County juvenile detention center scandal may proceed as a class action for the specific…

Jackie Fedeli

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against NHL: Player Suffered Same Disease as NFL Concussion Cases

With potentially thousands of lawsuits against the National Football League (NFL) for the negligent treatment of concussions, many have wondered if this litigation will pave the way for retired…

Jackie Fedeli

NFL Garners Goodwill in the Midst of Concussion Lawsuits

Philadelphia has recently been a hub for National Football League (NFL) activities. The class action concussion lawsuits against the league were consolidated in Philadelphia. Earlier this month,…

Michael Monheit

Will NFL Players Get Their Day In Court?

Lawyers in the National Football League Players' Concussion Injury Litigation went head-to-head for the first time on Tuesday, but it may be months before U.S. District Judge Anita Brody…

Allison Quering

Seau Suffered Serious Brain Injury, New Analysis Reveals

Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease caused by many hits to the head, a team of independent researchers who…

Michael Monheit

Concussions. What did the NFL know and when did they know it?

Continuing the controversy surrounding Mike Webster’s death, and on the heels of the NFL disability board's admittance to the causal link between brain damage and death, the league and…

Michael Monheit

Philadelphia Turning Purple for November Epilepsy Awareness Month

This November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, as started by the Epilepsy Foundation. A nationwide campaign, it strives to bring awareness to America by educating individuals regarding…