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Concussion deal a big win for NCAA

...My sense is something like making these payments after graduation are not really big game changers," said Rutgers law professor Michael Carrier, a specialist in antitrust and intellectual property law. "They're just giving the plaintiffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/dahlberg-concussion-deal-
Arbitrator rules that Saints' Jimmy Graham is a tight end

...7 million for tight ends and $12.3 million for receivers.Burbank, who is also a University of Pennsylvania law professor, found that Graham could fulfill the standard duties of a tight end when he was lined up in the slot or within 4 yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-02/arbitrator-rules-saints-jimmy
Georgia lawsuit that exposed safety problems now threatens GM's strategy to compensate victims

...they're settled. But the document with DeGiorgio's signature could help the Meltons' cause, said Peter Henning, a law professor at Wayne State University in Detroit.If the family wins, other settled cases could be reopened and could go to trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/georgia-lawsuit-exposed-sa
Georgia seeks to lead drone industry

...introduced in Georgia this year."You can't just assume that everybody is enthusiastic," said Morgan Cloud, a law professor at Emory University. "Many people are terrified."The uncertainty about the eventual federal regulations, new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-20/georgia-seeks-lead-drone-i
Donald Sterling's wife Shelly reviewing five bids for Clippers

...a sale that gave her absolutely no retained ownership interest in order to satisfy the league," said Lazaroff, a law professor at the school. "If she did that, I don't think the league would stand in her way. If she wants to retain any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-28/donald-sterlings-wife-shelly-
General Motors begins talks to settle ignition switch lawsuits

...diabetes medicine linked to cancer.The $9 billion is likely to end up much smaller on appeal, said Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond in Virginia. "It's a fair comparison, but I don't think if we got to punitive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-02/general-motors-begins-talk
GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

...lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, the compensation expert hired by GM to settle some of the many lawsuits, said Carl Tobias, a law professor and product liability specialist at the University of Richmond in Virginia.But plaintiffs' lawyers already know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-05/gm-ousts-15-employees-over
Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

...the tendency to collapse under their own weight as they keep growing, said Daniel Crane, a University of Michigan law professor.But the collusion in these cases, which in some instances lasted more than a decade, was "deftly done," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-25/auto-parts-price-fixing-pr
GM is fined a record $35 million for not disclosing deadly ignition defect

...the company has hired lawyer and compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg to negotiate settlements.Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond, said the government's action Friday "makes GM's exposure to liability greater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-16/gm-fined-record-35-million
NBA owners to discuss steps in removal of Donald Sterling

...whether it will ultimately hold up in a courtroom."We are in uncharted territory here," said Gabe Feld man, a law professor and director of the Tulane Sports Law Program.Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who later issued a statement in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-30/nba-owners-discuss-steps-remo