Coaching Salary Stymies NFL Player's Workers' Comp Suit

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana appeals court ruled Thursday that former NFL football player Dan Campbell cannot collect workers' compensation for a career-ending knee injury he suffered during training camp with the New Orleans Saints in 2009, finding he made up for the lost income through coaching work.

Campbell didn't work for a year following his injury, but signed a consulting contract with the Miami Dolphins the following summer for $8,000 per month and helped coach the team. That money more than makes up for the $525 per week...
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