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Football Player Wins ERISA Claim for CTE Disability (access required)

In denying disability benefits to professional football player Jesse Solomon, who sustained more than 69,000 full-speed contact hits during his nine-year NFL career, the plan administrator for an NFL retirement and disability plan failed to follow a reasoned process, explain its determination, or even acknowledge new and uncontradicted evidence, including the plan’s own expert’s views; ...