NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for NFL Coach Brian Flores and two other Black coaches asked a judge Tuesday to reconsider her decision letting some of a federal lawsuit’s racial discrimination claims against the league and its teams possibly go before Commissioner Roger Goodell in arbitration proceedings rather than before a jury. In a Manhattan […]
Lawyers are the civilizing force of society, by which citizens can settle their disagreements through reasoned arguments rather than physical force—fortunately so for one Huntersville man, who has thrown down a legal challenge against the all-pro NFL defensive lineman that he accuses of seducing away his former wife. Joshua Jeffords has sued Philadelphia Eagles player […]
Solomon v. Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-150-17, 13 pp.) (Duncan, J.) No. 16-1730, June 23, 2017; USDC at Baltimore, Md. (Garbis, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: In denying disability benefits to professional football player Jesse Solomon, who sustained more than 69,000 full-speed contact hits during his nine-year NFL career, the […]
A former Carolina Panthers player who received what the NFL deemed a career-ending concussion has sued Lloyd’s of London for denying a $1 million insurance policy. The lawsuit filed this week in North Carolina could become a test case for insurers dealing with the fallout from sports concussions and head trauma claims. The NFL has […]
Investigators have seized more than $21.6 million in knockoff souvenir football jerseys, caps and other merchandise, shut down illegal websites and made dozens of arrests in a crackdown on Super Bowl counterfeiters, authorities said Thursday.
ROCHESTER, NY — The NFL regular season has wound down and once again the Bills are out of the playoffs. For a little excitement, and additional angst, Bills fans can study the advance sheets. Scattered throughout are cases involving, directly and indirectly, the NFL. Take Sarah Jones’ defamation suit against Nik Ritchie. Jones was a […]
A Charlotte surgeon expected in court for opening arguments in a civil suit filed by former NFL player Samari Rolle has been found dead in his apartment.
Retired NFL quarterback Anthony L. Wright, who has been scrambling to keep his ex-wife’s hands off his disability benefits, got a favorable ruling earlier this month from the N.C. Court of Appeals.
Columbia’s Strom Law Firm has sued the National Football League in U.S. District Court in South Carolina on behalf of five former players who accuse the league of deliberately concealing scientific evidence that linked repeated concussions to extensive brain damage.
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