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NFL Concussion Deal Masters Say Atty Fabricated Evidence

By Zachary Zagger (July 13, 2021, 9:59 PM EDT) -- A Florida attorney accused of swindling NFL players out of their life savings also "engaged in a wide-ranging, long-standing, and brazen pattern and practice of manufacturing evidence" for concussion settlement payout claims, the settlement's special masters found in a recent decision to disqualify the lawyer and his former firm.

In the decision, a copy of which was obtained by Law360 and independently authenticated, the special masters found that attorney Philip Timothy Howard, who often goes by Tim Howard, and his firm Howard & Associates fabricated medical reports, directed doctors to falsify medical reports and altered other material facts as part of...

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