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NCAA Settles CTE Lawsuit With Family of Former Texas Player

DALLAS (June 18, 2018) –  The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with the family of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career. The former Longhorns defensive lineman played at Texas from 1968 to 1971. He was named Southwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year in his final season. He did not play professionally, but graduated in 1972 and became a teacher. When Ploetz died in 2015, his brain was donated to the Concussion Legacy Foundation at Boston University, where researchers concluded he had extensive brain damage known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). READ MORE | NCAA, wife of former Texas DT Greg Ploetz settle CTE lawsuit Ploetz’s widow sought to hold the NCAA responsible for his health problems long after his playing career. According to her wrongful death lawsuit, Ploetz suffered from serious health problems….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Trump Tweets and Interviews Interfere with Republican Immigration Bill

Friday brought chaos to a conservative effort to broker compromise on a House immigration bill. After a week of long talks, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan promised Wednesday that Republicans were finally finding common ground on a contentious immigration issue. Ever since President Donald Trump formally rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program The post Trump Tweets and Interviews Interfere with Republican Immigration Bill appeared first on Legal Reader... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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A 96-Year Old Brooklyn Judge Blasts Supreme Court Ruling on Law Enforcement Protections

A 96-year old judge from Brooklyn is pushing back against the Supreme Court, claiming a pair of recent rulings protecting law enforcement from lawsuits had gone too far. In a Monday decision, Judge Jack B. Weinstein claimed the expanded police protections could absolve “all but the plainly incompetent” from the consequences of misconduct. “The Supreme The post A 96-Year Old Brooklyn Judge Blasts Supreme Court Ruling on Law Enforcement Protections appeared first on Legal Reader... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Kellogg’s voluntarily recalls Honey Smacks cereal over possible salmonella contamination

The Kellogg Company announced a voluntary recall on boxes of Honey Smacks cereal due to a possible health risk associated with possible salmonella contamination. The CDC and FDA warned Kellogg that their product is likely linked the salmonella contamination of 73 people in 31 states, which includes 24 hospitalizations. No deaths have been reported so far.     Per the FDA, the recalled products were sold in the United States and also in the following countries: Caribbean; Costa Rica; Guam; Guatemala; Mexico; Saipan; and Tahiti The following table shows the recalled products: Symptoms of salmonella The FDA says most people infected with salmonella develop diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps and the illness usually lasts four to seven days — and most people recover without treatment. The illness can cause serious and fatal infections in children, elderly and those with weakened immune systems. In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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BREAKING: NCAA Settles Football Brain Injury Lawsuit On 3rd Day Of Historic Trial

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