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OH: Federal Judge Rejects Bengals Attempt to Block Players From Filing Suits in California
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OHIO - The New York Times reports that a federal judge in Ohio has rejected the Cincinnati Bengals attempt to prevent several of their former players from pursuing workers' compensation claims in the State of California. Read More

CA: Most Retired Football Players Settle for Lump Sums
Posted on 8 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LAGUNA HILLS, CA - The New York Times reports how Ron Mix and Mel Owens, two former pro-football players turned workers' compensation lawyers, have represented about 1,000 retired football players in the California workers' compensation system... Read More

IL: Ex-Bear Football Player Wins Record Settlement for Workers' Comp Claim
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

IL - The Chicago Tribune reports that former Bears tight end Gabe Reid was awarded $325,000 in state workers' compensation benefits for a right knee injury, making it the largest settlement ever for a pro athlete in Illinois. Read More

CA: Cincinnati Bengals Unsuccessful in Denying WCAB of Jurisdiction in Injured Football Player's Case
Posted on 19 Jun 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Wesley Carroll v. New Orleans Saints Jurisdiction--Subject Matter Jurisdiction--Out-of-State Employment--WCAB, rescinding WCJ's finding, held that there was insufficient evidence in record to determine whether requirements in Labor Code §... Read More

LA: House Panel to Hold Hearing on Bills to Restrict Workers' Comp Benefits for Professional Sport Players
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW ORLEANS, LA - The Times-Picayune reports that the House Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations has scheduled to hear testimony on three bills that would restrict how the New Orleans Saints and other professional sport franchises in the state... Read More

CA: 700 Football Players Pursuing Workers' Comp Claims in California
Posted on 6 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

According to The New York Times , retired pro football players are taking advantage of the California workers' compensation system which allows them to file claims for long-term injuries sustained on the playing field years or even decades before... Read More