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  1. Lester Munson: What to know about the NFL concussion settlement p...

    Lester Munson

    Is the latest concussion settlement proposal good enough for players?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  2. New court filing by players says most seriously injured ex-NFL pl...

    Lester Munson

    Seven former NFL players filed a court motion Monday to challenge the $765 million NFL concussion settlement, arguing that the deal struck between the league and thousands of ex-players who sued it falls short.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  3. Judge's ruling a setback for attorneys in NFL $765 million settle...

    Lester Munson

    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected a proposed settlement of more than 4,500 NFL concussion lawsuits. Her decision raises legal questions about the settlement, its terms and its future: Q: The attorneys for the players and the attorneys for ...

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  4. Settlement details in NFL concussion lawsuit may concern players

    Lester Munson

    Despite a confident display Tuesday from the players' attorney during a media conference call, it is increasingly clear that the $765 million concussion litigation settlement between the NFL and players who sued the league over health issues could ye...

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  5. Questions and answers about the NFL, retired players' lawsuit set...

    Lester Munson

    After two months of negotiations orchestrated by a court-appointed mediator, NFL player representatives and owners announced Thursday that they had reached a proposed $765 million settlement that would resolve thousands of claims of concussion injuri...

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  6. Questions and answers about judge's decision to send NFL concussi...

    Lester Munson

    The latest ruling in the lawsuit against the NFL raises questions about the players' claims, the league's response to their claims and the future of the litigation.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  7. O.J. Simpson chucks concussions as reason for new trial, will bla...

    Lester Munson

    O.J. Simpson apparently has decided he'll try to get out of prison by blaming his former attorney for putting him there instead of blaming the concussions he suffered when he played football. Simpson will walk into a Las Vegas courtroom Monday and tr...

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2013
  8. Judge's focus on security guards case could indicate trouble for ...

    Lester Munson

    As the NFL's battery of lawyers walked into a federal court in Philadelphia on Tuesday morning, there were five words they did not want to hear: "Kline v. Security Guards Inc."

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  9. NFL retirement board ruling seems like slam dunk for players, but...

    Lester Munson

    The logic seems inevitable: If an NFL disability board decided 12 years ago after a contested hearing that concussions cause serious damage, the NFL should be legally required to admit now and forever that concussions cause serious damage.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  10. NFL, insurers battle over who will pay to defend league against i...

    Lester Munson

    The dispute between the NFL and its insurers has just begun, and there are already four lawsuits in New York and Los Angeles involving 37 insurance companies and 187 separate policies covering 44 seasons.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  11. Player suits against NFL, legal strategies take form

    Lester Munson

    In worst-case scenarios for the NFL, ex-player lawsuits demanding expanded health monitoring and damages could cost $2.1 billion. Courtside Seat examines the complaints and the potential legal strategies.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  12. Dave Duerson case against NFL could set precedent

    Lester Munson

    The magnitude of Dave Duerson's losses and the dramatic evidence of concussion-caused brain damage could lead to a trial that would set the economic value for other cases against the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  13. Dave Duerson concussion lawsuit should put NFL on defensive

    Lester Munson

    The way his family sees it, Dave Duerson's tragic end had only one cause, and their lawsuit against the NFL spells it out in powerful fashion. Plus, the quest for truth in the Ryan Braun case.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  14. New York Mets ace Johan Santana faces a civil sexual assault laws...

    Lester Munson

    Johan Santan isn't facing criminal charges, but the view from our Courtside Seat suggests the sexual assault lawsuit just might turn into a critical test of the way the Florida justice system treats victims. Plus, the AFL-CIO and the NFL labor dispute.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  15. Elena Kagan, nominee to the Supreme Court, plays a key role in th...

    Lester Munson

    Elena Kagan used to swing a mean softball bat, but the ante is upped now that she's a Supreme Court nominee who's taken a swing at the NFL. Courtside Seat weighs in on the Coyotes and Mark Cuban, too.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  16. Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger fights fire with fire in ...

    Lester Munson

    This will not end well. The sexual assault civil lawsuit filed against Ben Roethlisberger has devolved into claims, counterclaims, demands and duels between the attorneys.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2009