Tag: concussion

The NHL is taking a victory lap for now

Gary Bettman's victory lap

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NHL Taking Victory Lap While Concussion Settlement Holdouts Struggle

Gary Bettman's victory lap

As the National Hockey League has completed another season and a new batch of draft picks are signing contracts with the clubs that selected them, the NHL seems to be feeling it. That confidence is apparent in its latest activity in the ongoing concussion litigation.

Months after the NHL reached a settlement with all but six of the over 300 plaintiffs who sued the league for damages they alleged were due to neural trauma suffered while employed as players in its games, the NHL is looking to conclude the matter with a resounding victory that will leave such players and their families to deal with the effects of neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and dementia on their own budgets and efforts.

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Gary Bettman just cleared the Barr

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Bettman Clears the Barr

May Day 2019 was an unprecedented opportunity for people in North America to behold two important figures appear before two governmental bodies and try their best to sell their disinformation.

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Battle between the NFL and its Insurers is Heating Up

NFL-Insurers Battle Heating Up

After a slow period of docket activity, the NFL and its insurers are slugging it out in the Supreme Court of New York as the insurers seek to learn what the NFL knew regarding concussions and brain injury and degree of related deception to players and themselves.

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Battle of the Titans – NFL v Insurers

under seal

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Neurologists Question NFL Concussion Settlement Diagnostics

Texas Neurological Society

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Mike Peluso files lawsuit against NHL’s Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

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Easley and Finnerty may blow wide open the ‘dam’ that Ploetz ‘cracked’

Dam of concussion lawsuits NCAA

The legacy of Ploetz v. NCAA is playing out in two similar trials, both with very similar claims. If as successful as Ploetz was, the consequences for the NCAA along with its member conferences/institutions could be serious.

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NHL Concussion Injury Litigation

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