Breaking News Bar
posted: 1/31/2014 1:20 PM

NFL players know the risks

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

In response to the decision by the judge overseeing the settlement agreement between the NFL and the former players over concussions, I am absolutely perplexed.

As an attorney, there is a concept in the law called "Assumption of Risk." These ballplayers knew that they could be injured while playing national football. It is like a boxer claiming that they have a right to disability payments because they were injured while boxing. Duh!

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

I am very concerned that the court system in this country is going down the tubes of not following the law, but only emotions. Many judges do not follow the law, but make rulings based on their personal feelings. That is not what has made this country free in the past.

The judicial system of this country needs to be scrutinized. Judges who violate their oath to follow the law should be removed from the bench.

Steven R. Heuberger

Libertyville

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here