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NFL and Injured Players Set to Collide

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According to a recent article in the New York Times, the National Football League is now facing many lawsuits that challenge how the League has handled the issue of player concussions. More than a dozen suits, filed since July of 2011 on behalf of more than 120 retired players and their wives, claim that the… Continue Reading

Packers Erik Walden Court Date now set in February

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  A court date has been set for Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden on a disorderly conduct-domestic abuse charge. He pled not guilty to the misdemeanor, which stems from a dispute with his girlfriend in November. A judge Tuesday set a trial date of Feb. 16, which is 11 days after the Super Bowl. Most attorneys familiar with… Continue Reading