I received this press release from the law firm representing the newest of the former NFL players filing suit for damages for long-term problems associated with concussions (commentary follows);
Locks Law Firm Files Class Action Suit Against NFL Regarding Head Injuries
and Concussions on behalf of Former Players
Includes Three Former Philadelphia Eagles: Ron Solt, Joe Panos and Rich Miano
Philadelphia – Jan. 19, 2012 – Locks Law Firm attorneys Gene Locks, Michael Leh, and David Langfitt filed a class action lawsuit yesterday in Philadelphia against the NFL on behalf of all former NFL players, including seven named players and four spouses, all of whom are the class representatives. The named players include former Philadelphia Eagles Ron Solt, Joe Panos, and Rich Miano. The suit charges that the NFL and other defendants intentionally and fraudulently misrepresented and/or concealed medical evidence about the short- and long-term risks regarding repetitive traumatic brain injury and concussions and failed to warn players that they risked permanent brain damage if they returned to play too soon after sustaining a concussion.
Ron Solt, age 50, Continue reading