New lawsuit demands NFL recognize ‘living CTE’

New lawsuit from former players demands NFL recognize ‘living CTE’

http://www.sportingnews.com/nfl/news/nfl-lawsuit-cte-retired-players-union-corey-fuller-/1gmgj8lwo9jwa14i7mtanfo7wwThe NFL is facing another lawsuit related to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The latest suit, filed Monday in a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., court, lists 38 former players and demands the NFL recognize that “living CTE has now become clinically …

New lawsuit from former players demands NFL recognize ‘living CTE’ – Sporting News

Why I’m donating my brain for concussion research: Bob McKeown

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/bob-mckeown-concussions-1.3853245Ex-CFL player has concussion lawsuit dismissed. According to Dr. … And while it’s true the NFL was in state of denial for years, in 2016 the league has finally acknowledged that link between football concussions and dementia in later life and reached …

Why I’m donating my brain for concussion research: Bob McKeown – CBC.ca

nytimes.comBecause of his age at the time of his diagnosis, Turner stood to receive $5 million, money that will go to his family if the settlement remains unchanged after all appeals are exhausted. (The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit heard oral arguments in the appeal in November; judges have yet to rule.) (Image courtesy of NYTimes.com).

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Former NFL player Kevin Turner diagnosed with CTE

CTE has been diagnosed in 91 of 95 professional football players who donated their brains for CTE research at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank and the Concussion Legacy Foundation. The disease has Alzheimer’s-like symptoms including dementia, memory loss …

Former NFL player Kevin Turner diagnosed with CTE – CNN

Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Researchers say they’ve found a traumatic brain disease in former Eagles and Patriots fullback Kevin Turner, who was the lead plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL. The doctors announced the results of their study yesterday …

Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Press – WCTI12.com

NFL Concussion Suit Lead Plaintiff Kevin Turner Diagnosed with CTE

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2673855-nfl-concussion-suit-lead-plaintiff-kevin-turner-diagnosed-with-cteFormer NFL running back Kevin Turner, who died in March, was diagnosed Thursday with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease at the forefront of the league’s concussion crisis. Nadia Kounang of CNN reported Thursday the

NFL Concussion Suit Lead Plaintiff Kevin Turner Diagnosed with CTE – Bleacher Report

NFL’s Latest Concussion Setback Carries Billion-Dollar Price Tag

http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2016/11/01/nfls-latest-concussion-setback-carries-billion-dollar-price-tag.htmlA judge’s decision to compel the NFL to reveal its knowledge of concussion-related health risks could have far more damaging consequences for the league than whether it will have to cover a pending $1 billion class action settlement to injured players

NFL’s Latest Concussion Setback Carries Billion-Dollar Price Tag – Fox Business

Supreme Court Could Block NFL’s $1 Billion Concussion Settlement

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2016/10/02/428159.htmA second petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits because of how it treats curr.

Supreme Court Could Block NFL’s $1 Billion Concussion Settlement – Insurance Journal

Supreme Court asked to reject $1 billion NFL concussion settlement

http://www.si.com/nfl/2016/09/29/nfl-concussion-lawsuit-appeal-supreme-courtAnother petition was filed asking the United States Supreme Court to throw out a $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits, citing treatment of current brain injuries versus future ones. Former NFL players who filed the petition on Monday say …sportal.co.in

Supreme Court asked to reject $1 billion NFL concussion settlement – Sports Illustrated

Supreme Court again asked to block $1B NFL concussion settlement

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/17663460/supreme-court-again-asked-block-1b-nfl-concussion-settlementPHILADELPHIA — A second petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits because of how it treats current brain injuries versus future ones. The former players who filed the petition …

Supreme Court again asked to block $1B NFL concussion settlement – ESPN


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