Jim Heller Discusses the Impact of Public Relations on the NFL Concussion Settlement

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Jim Heller, chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Products Liability Practice Area and vice chair of the Commercial Litigation Department, discusses the impact of public opinion and the media on the NFL Concussion settlement in a Phlly.com article "Public relations was an incentive in NFL concussion deal.” Jim states, “It had to do not only with the strengths and weaknesses of the case, but also how it played out in the press. The NFL might have believed that despite having a very strong case, the way it would be portrayed in the media could be detrimental.”

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James H. Heller

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