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Legal Blitz Co-Founder Earns Top Attorney Honors

It is with great pleasure and unabashed bragging that we congratulate Legal Blitz Co-Founder Steve Silver on being named to Billy Penn’s “Who’s Next in the Law” list. The media outlet recognized 18 Philadelphia lawyers under the age of 40 … Continue reading

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NFL concussion litigation moves closer to a resolution

For several years, a group of about 5,000 former NFL players have battled the league in a class action lawsuit over concussion-related injuries (In re: National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation MDL No. 2323). The plaintiffs sued the NFL … Continue reading

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Oakland A’s Stuck In Legal Relocation Limbo

By Doug Fuglsang. Mr. Fuglsang is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Wisconsin with a Sports Law Certificate from the National Sports Law Institute. He can be reached at doug.fuglsang@gmail.com. This month marks the 6th anniversary that former MLB Commissioner Bud … Continue reading

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The Legal Blitz Goes Podcasting with Above the Law

It’s March Madness. Or, as a person with a rudimentary respect for trademark laws would say, “It’s time for the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament.” In this episode of Thinking Like a Lawyer, the Legal Talk Network takes a look … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Senator Seeks To Legalize NCAA Bracket Pools

This article originally appeared in the March 18, 2015 edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal Despite the best efforts of the NCAA and the federal government in defending farcical amateurism and anti-gambling platforms, March Madness is about one thing — sports … Continue reading

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Concussion Detection Problems Persist and Plague Player Safety

By Frank N. Darras, Esq. Mr. Darras is the founding partner of DarrasLaw, America’s top disability insurance litigation firm. His firm has recovered nearly $800 million in wrongfully denied insurance benefits for clients of all backgrounds and professions across the … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Fantasy Gray Area With Your Taxes

By Patrick Guinan, CPA. Mr. Guinan is the owner of PHL Tax Services and Dailyfantasytaxes.com. He is a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business and a CPA licensed by the State of Pennsylvania. He is accepting new clients … Continue reading

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Wrestlers United: The Case For A WWE Union

By Doug Fuglsang. Mr. Fuglsang is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Wisconsin with a Sports Law Certificate from the National Sports Law Institute. He can be reached at doug.fuglsang@gmail.com. In 2014, CM Punk, the self-proclaimed “Best in the World,” … Continue reading

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The IRS Collects From Everyone, Even The Jocks

Christopher R. Cicalese is a CPA at Alloy Silverstein in Cherry Hill, NJ. He regularly advises professional athletes and can be reached at ccicalese@alloysilverstein.com or on Twitter@AthleteCPA. Tax season is upon us. From now until April, Americans get to enjoy the annual … Continue reading

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Stadium Owners Beware: Experts No Longer Needed in NJ Elevator/Escalator Injury Lawsuits

Anyone that has ever attended an American sporting event has witnessed the inevitable battle between drunk fans and gravity. These fans often struggle to stay upright walking on a flat surface. Put them on an escalator, though, and all bets … Continue reading

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