Former NFL player owed disability benefits

By Abby Wargo (June 2, 2022, 3:44 p.m. EDT) — A California federal judge has found the National Football League’s pension board abused its discretion by denying a former San Diego Chargers player a benefit benefits for a spinal injury that had permanently crippled him.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline S. Corley, in an order, granted former NFL cornerback Charles Dimry a summary judgment on Wednesday, ruling that he owed permanent disability benefits under the NFL pension plan. NFL players Bert Bell / Pete Rozelle.

“The Pension Board abused its discretion when it denied Mr. Dimry’s application for disability benefits for the second time and based on the evidence before the Court, Mr. Dimry is permanently disabled. and total under…

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