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July 20, 2011

My Toronto Radio Interview About Concussion Lawsuit by Ex-NFLers

Today I was interviewed by Jim Richards of NewsTalk 1010 in Toronto about a new lawsuit filed against the National Football League by 75 players over […]
July 21, 2011

Open Letter to Attorney General: Don’t Let Authors Guild Hijack “Google Books” and “Freelance” Copyright Settlements’ … today at Beyond Chron

[cross-posted from http://freelancerights.blogspot.com]   Legal scholar James Grimmelmann, a leading observer of the Google Books copyright class-action settlement, reports on his blog that the parties are […]
July 21, 2011

CDC’s ‘Heads Up to Parents’ Includes Keeping Half Your Head in the Sand

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) has partnered with the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on a “Heads Up to Parents” […]
July 22, 2011

NFL Concussion Concealment Lawsuit Notes – Including Audio of Muchnick’s Toronto Radio Interview

You can now hear my Wednesday interview (on Toronto’s NewsTalk 1010) about the lawsuit by retired players alleging that the National Football League historically concealed known […]
July 22, 2011

View Full Facsimile of NFL Retired Players’ Concussion Cover-Up Lawsuit Complaint — Plus Muchnick Notes

The 86-page complaint by retired National Football League players, alleging an historical cover-up by the league of brain trauma dangers – filed July 19 in Los […]
July 22, 2011

Muchnick’s Interview on NFL Concussion Cover-Up Lawsuit Now on YouTube

Irvin Muchnick’s July 20 interview, with Jim Richards of Toronto’s NewsTalk 1010, about the ex-National Football League players’ lawsuit alleging a cover-up by the league of […]
July 23, 2011

What Ottis Anderson’s Double-Clutch on the Concussion Cover-Up Suit Means for Reform

Former Super Bowl most valuable player Ottis Anderson, one of 75 players named in this week’s lawsuit charging the National Football League with covering up research […]
July 24, 2011

Concussion Guru Dr. Richard Ellenbogen Does a Star Turn on ‘nflhealthandsafety.com’

Earlier this year the National Football League’s new “public service” website, nflhealthandsafety.com, posted a buffoonish demonstration by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ neurosurgeon, one of the marketing masterminds […]
July 24, 2011

Blumenthal of Connecticut Is One of ‘The Senators From Concussions’

A useful report by Politico’s Mackenzie Weinger breaks down the lobbying and campaign contributions by the National Football League. See “NFL lobs cash at campaigns, lobbying,” […]