Jim Acho in Dallas News; Files Pat Summerall Concussion Claim

Photo: Meghan R. Acho/CMDA Law Please click here to read an article in the Dallas Newsregarding Jim Acho recently filing a concussion claim on behalf of Pat Summerall.

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HBO Piece Integral in CMDA Winning Ex-Lion’s Concussion Claim

Ken Callicutt was a great college running back, Clemson’s MVP in 1976 and 1977, and MVP of The Senior Bowl in 1977. Unfortunately though, after being drafted by Detroit, Callicutt found himself behind a stable of highly-drafted, superbly-skilled running backs like Lawrence Gaines, Dexter Bussey, Horace King and Billy Sims. Callicutt and Rick Kane–talented backs in the own right–were forced to find other ways to contribute, and contribute Callicutt did […]

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Jim Acho Updates NFL Retirees on Concussion Litigation

Jim Acho, a partner in our Livonia office and the attorney who heads-up the NFL concussion litigation at CMDA, appeared at the Annual NFL Alumni dinner on July 16, 2018 at Tam O’ Shanter Country Club. He provided NFL retirees with an update on the concussion litigation. CMDA is pleased to have successfully recovered millions of dollars for former NFL players thus far and hope to continue to do so in […]

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Acho Featured on Sports Radio/Quoted in Article Regarding Ezekiel Elliott Suspension

Jim Acho, a partner in our Livonia office, was recently featured on sports radio in Dallas and quoted in the latest issue of the New York Times’ publication Law360 Magazine regarding Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott, who was suspended by the NFL following a domestic violence incident.  The article and interview focused on the fairness of the NFL’s disciplinary process. Please click here to read the full article.    

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Jim Acho Speaks at 60th Anniversary Tribute for 1957 Detroit Lions

Jim Acho took part in a 60th anniversary tribute luncheon for the 1957 Detroit Lions, the last NFL championship team in this town. The show was hosted by the Detroit Free Press and moderator Dave Birkett, who asked Jim to say a few words.  Jim and CMDA have served as legal counsel to retired Detroit Lions for many years. Pictured in the photo is Roger Zatkoff, first team All-Pro in […]

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Jim Acho Retained by Lapeer County to Represent County in Counter Lawsuit Against Sitting Judge

Jim Acho has been retained by Lapeer County to represent the County, former Lapeer County Prosecutor–now US Attorney–Tim Turkelson, current Lapeer County Administrator John Biscoe, current Lapeer County Treasurer Dana Miller and others in an contentious action involving sitting Lapeer County Judge Byron Konschuh. Due to the unusual nature of the case, the case is starting to be covered by the media, and Jim appeared on WJR yesterday to discuss […]

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CMDA Client’s TV Show Picked Up

Jim Acho has been LaMarr Woodley’s attorney since he turned professional with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Today LaMarr is retired after an All Pro career and has turned his attention to Hollywood and acting and producing. LaMarr filmed six episodes of a TV show he hosts called “Tackle My Ride,” which aired this year on NFL Network and Spike TV. The networks have ordered the show for two seasons and LaMarr […]

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Acho Speaks at NFL Alumni Annual Event

Jim Acho appeared at the NFL Alumni Annual dinner at Tam O’Shanter Country Club on June 12, 2017. Jim spoke to retired players and gave an update on the new Baseline Assessment Plan implemented pursuant to the NFL Concussion Class Action Settlement, of which Jim and CMDA are one of the law firms involved. Photo: Jim Acho with Lions legends and CMDA clients Mike Lucci and Eric Hipple. Lucci was the […]

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Acho Guest Speaker at NFLPA Detroit Meeting

Jim Acho, a partner in our Livonia office, was the guest speaker at the 2017 NFL Players Association Detroit annual winter meeting at the Renaissance Center on February 23rd.

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Acho Appears on Radio Shows to Discuss NLRB Ruling Against NCAA

Jim Acho, a partner in our Livonia office, appeared on several radio shows today after a crucial ruling against the NCAA was handed down by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) over the weekend. Of local interest, Jim was a guest on WJR’s popular Frank Beckmann Show, a show on which Jim has appeared more than a dozen times the past 15 years. To listen to Jim’s interview, click here.

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