Kansas City Chiefs in Hot Water: Catching Up With Plaintiffs' Counsel in Several Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against the Club
The various lawsuits have been filed in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. On the forefront of concussion litigation, and a Missouri attorney himself, is Paul D. Anderson.
The NFL just agreed to pay out $765 million for injury settlements, medical monitoring, and care for former players who suffered concussions and other brain injuries. While the NCAA may be turning a blind eye, college athletes are starting to take notice.
Goddell's disingenuous portrayal of the league's concern about the health and safety of the players is incredible at best. His assertion that the league has been forthcoming with medical information as it has become available, defies credulity.
They're still drinking champagne over at NFL headquarters right now. There's a behind the scenes event going on that would make a Presidential inauguration seem like a kid's birthday party. The NFL won -- and won big!
Not only might more people watch the Frontline broadcast, if only to see what "the fuss" is about, but some might also consider whether the current power and brand of the NFL is worth their continuing unconditional support.
The well-intentioned endeavors of U. S. District Court Judge Anita Brody to bring the National Football League (NFL) and the legal representatives of the former players to the negotiating table will prevent factual discovery.
If we can send a rocket to Jupiter, can helmet designers find materials and energy absorbing designs that are safer? Do mouthguards offer protection. Football is a multi-billion dollar sport, shouldn't the league put aside research and development funds to find better protection?