NFL Hits Back At Disability Claim By Former Player

Charles Dimry, former cornerback in the National Football League, is not giving up on his disability claims against several NFL disability plans. The NFL Player Supplemental Disability Plan and the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement plan recently filed a reply requesting, again, to dismiss Dimry’s claim of erroneously denied disability benefits for ex-players. After suffering major injuries during his NFL career, followed by several invasive surgeries – including an allegedly botched surgery for a protruding spinal disc, Dimry applied for full disability and was…
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A Rocky Road for Former NFL Player Seeking Full Disability Benefits

Regulated and governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), The Bert Belle/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan and The NFL Player Supplemental Disability Plan said it did not breach its fiduciary duties to beneficiaries and participants of the plan, in an attempt to dismiss one cause of action in a lawsuit brought by a former NFL cornerback. Charles Dimry played for the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Diego Chargers during the years 1988-2000. In 1997 and again…
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