Tag: concussion litigation

Mike Peluso files lawsuit against NHL’s Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

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What’s next for retired NHL players in their quest for brain injury accountability?

Which direction?

If no appeal is filed, the burden of “pushing the puck” of NHL concussion litigation further “up the ice” toward the goal lies even more firmly on the shoulders of the current and former players who feel they have been wronged. In comments to Hockey News, Stuart Davidson, another attorney representing the players stated, “walking away is not an option,” and hinted that the Steve Montador wrongful death suit may be the first individual case to go to trial.  Comments from William Gibbs of Corboy and Demetrio, who individually represents the Montador estate, seemed to confirm.

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Class Certification Denied in NHL Concussion Litigation – An analysis of the decision and future implications

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Last Friday, Judge Susan Richard Nelson issued a decision denying class certification in the NHL Concussion Litigation, consolidated in Minnesota District Court in August 2014. The case revolves around claims that the NHL has concealed the risks and dangers of brain damage inherent to the sport of professional hockey for decades, as well as rendering improper diagnoses and treatment, prioritizing profit at the expense of the health and safety of those playing the game. Part I of this series analyses Judge Nelson’s ruling and how the case arrived at this point, and Part II will analyze the impact of the ruling and what the players must prove in order to prevail.

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 6/9/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: National Collegiate Athletic Association Student-Athlete Concussion Injury Litigation #NCAA #Concussion Class Says Schools Still Owe Athlete Info https://t.co/hXahUJyLbm via @Law360 pic.twitter.com/tv5tABQLHL — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 8, 2017 NFL Concussion Settlement NFL Concussion Class Looks To Nix Claims Assistance Offers https://t.co/yrqb1K63EX via @Law360 pic.twitter.com/Ll0FVprFli — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 8, 2017 Boogaard vs. …

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NHL Special Report

The Blitz

As the NFL Draft captures most eyes, headlines, and media attention, some major developments in the world of hockey are taking place.   Major litigation is underway in a number of areas.  Players question Bettman’s decision to prohibit them from playing and representing their countries on the world’s greatest Olympic stage.  Both current and retired players …

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The Blitz Special Edition 3/3/17 Concussions & CTE

The Blitz - Concussions & CTE

Today’s biggest headline grabber is the NHL’s most recent attempts to discredit the science of concussions and CTE, and because of this, I decided to put out a special edition of the Blitz to focus on this important issue.  The sports leagues need to realize that people are watching, and moreover, that they care, and …

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The Blitz 2/9/17

The Blitz

Concussion Discussion Judge Brody’s Concussion Settlement Conference I compiled screenshots, tweets & notes from Judge Brody’s #Concussion Settlement Conf & put them here for reference https://t.co/Z3gg0KsgJR — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 More on this via @NYDNSportsITeam Judge reminds #NFL retirees of #concussion settlement https://t.co/Ahy5udI8Fc — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 9, 2017 More on …

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The Blitz 1/7/17

The Blitz - Weekend Edition

Lane Johnson Takes on the NFL and NFLPA Statement from Lane Johnson’s lawyer Steve Zashin. pic.twitter.com/ArXScY0Ex0 — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January 6, 2017 BREAKING: Eagles OT Lane Johnson files lawsuit v. NFL and NFLPA (via @AlbertBreer). Exclusive PDF of the suit: https://t.co/DxhVZCrDcu pic.twitter.com/sU3fGqAvkm — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) January 6, 2017 Worth noting that the Johnson …

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The Blitz 1/2/17

Happy New Year!

Wow! Ir’s hard to believe Advocacy for Fairness in Sports is only starting its 3rd month, and already we’re off and running into a New Year! I’m truly humbled by and so very appreciative of the friendship and support many of you have shown since the “Deflategate days,” and moving onward. I’m at a loss …

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The Blitz 11/23/16

The Blitz

Around the NFL: NFL and broadcasters have some ideas to fix ratings problems https://t.co/r1JQWILJSg pic.twitter.com/4ZskrbtNnW — Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) November 22, 2016 They don’t let me just write “Poop Emoji” as a complete story, so instead I wrote 1,100 words on NFL officiating. https://t.co/66ruavvwrK — Michael Hurley (@michaelFhurley) November 22, 2016 Mike Tomlin remains …

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