National Football League News

NFL alleges widespread fraud by unnamed plaintiffs lawyers, doctors in concussion settlement; Special investigator appropriate, class counsel says

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – If the National Football League has their way, sanctions will be issued and a special investigator will be appointed to the NFL’s $1 billion Concussion Settlement program, as the league alleges an independent claims administrator determined that 23 percent of the claims submitted to it were fraudulent.

NFL appoints arbitrator to hear appeal by Dallas Cowboys star Elliott

By John Sammon | Aug 29, 2017

DALLAS – Noted case arbitrator Harold Henderson will hear an appeal by Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott to have a six-game suspension reduced after the football player was accused of domestic violence in a case that is pitting the NFL against its players union.

NFL Enterprises faces allegations of patent violations in federal court

By John Myers | May 8, 2017

MARSHALL – Open TV has kicked off a series of intellectual property problems for NFL Enterprises (NFLE) after filing seven patent infringement complaints against the company.

New suits against NCAA seek compensation for college football players who suffered concussions

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2017

FORT WORTH - New lawsuits filed against the National College Athletic Association and helmet maker Riddell, Inc., seek to compensate thousands of former high school and college athletes for brain damage sustained while playing football.

Former NFL players want Cowboys owner to sit for deposition

By Kate Jacobson | Nov 21, 2016

 A group of former NFL players wants the owners of the Dallas Cowboys and the Indianapolis Colts to sit for a deposition in a federal court case out of California, but lawyers for the teams are trying to fight it. 

NFL scores summary judgment in Romo fantasy event suit

By John Suayan | Mar 3, 2016

The National Football League scored on a huge play in a federal lawsuit accusing it of sabotaging a fan-oriented event that was scheduled for last summer.

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