Michael L. McGlamry

Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to NFL Settlement

The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear the final challenges to a settlement between the NFL and its former players regarding brain injuries due to the concussions players suffered during their time in the League.  The unanimous judgment of the Third Circuit, which affirmed Senior U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody’s 2015 approval […]

Pope McGlamry Law Firm Launches “Wishing Tree” Community Program

 Atlanta, GA  (December 2, 2015) – Pope McGlamry, a law firm with offices in Atlanta and Columbus, announced the launch of a “Wishing Tree” holiday program to help Atlanta-area victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking. To further Pope McGlamry’s ongoing efforts to support the International Women’s House (IWH), the firm has spearheaded a holiday […]

Pope McGlamry: NFL Concussion Update

In April 2015, a federal district court gave final approval to a settlement between the NFL and more than 5,000 former players who accused the league of hiding information about the negative effects of concussions and other head injuries sustained while playing professional football.Despite the uncapped settlement valued at nearly $1 billion, which includes coverage […]

NFL Concussion Litigation: One Step Closer to Resolution

On February 2, 2015, Judge Anita Brody of the United States District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania issued an Order requesting that the parties confer and address 5 concerns she had regarding the proposed Settlement.  These concerns were in response to particular issues raised at the Fairness Hearing held in November 2014, and indicate that Judge […]

U.S. District Court Judge Brody Issues Promising Order in NFL Concussion Litigation

(For more information on the NFL concussion lawsuit, see our overview.) On Monday, February 2, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Brody issued an Order asking both parties to address five concerns she had regarding the proposed  Settlement.  Judge Brody’s Order is not a denial of the Settlement.  Rather, the Order is promising as it indicates […]

Pope McGlamry Co-Chairs and Presents at 2014 GTLA Holiday Workshop

On December 12, 2014, David Rayfield, a Pope McGlamry partner, together with Tracee Benzo of Hasner Law, co-chaired the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association’s 2014 Holiday Workshop. During this conference, Mike McGlamry, also a firm partner, presented on the firm’s mass tort practice and discussed how other attorneys could involve themselves with it. Additional Pope McGlamry […]

Mike McGlamry Named to Biomet Steering Committee

On December 26, 2013, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana appointed Pope McGlamry partner Mike McGlamry to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Multi-District Litigation (MDL).  The Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee is a leadership team of counsel designed to control, manage, and maintain various aspects of the […]

NFL Players Need To Watch For Dangers Lurking In Locker Rooms As Well As Those On The Field

A recent report by CBS News discussed a silent threat to players in the NFL that seldom receives significant media attention: MRSA. MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a mouthful that refers to an especially nasty and hard to fight infection. MRSA is resistant to many antibiotics and is very difficult for doctors to treat. […]