Researchers consulted with law firms

Updated: April 6, 2013, 11:44 AM ET
By Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada | ESPN.com

Two prominent concussion researchers -- including a senior adviser to the NFL -- served as paid consultants to law firms suing the league for allegedly concealing the link between football and brain damage, according to interviews and documents obtained by "Outside the Lines" and "Frontline."

Dr. Robert Cantu, an unpaid senior adviser to the NFL's Head, Neck and Spine committee and a Boston University researcher, delivered a two-hour medical overview to dozens of attorneys attending a 2012 ...

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