Tag Archive: Derek Boogaard

Jan 14

The Blitz 1/14/18

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: “At this rate, the #NFL’s #concussion protocol is nothing more than words on paper. The only thing they appear to value less are the players on the field.” @donnovanbennett has some worthy suggestions if the NFL really wanted to solve the problem …

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Nov 23

The Blitz – Turkey Trot Special

Essential Sports & Sports Law News 11/23/17 Happy Thanksgiving 📖This Issue’s Essential Read from Will Hobson & Steven Rich h/t Nancy Hogshead-Makar Hard-hitting @washingtonpost article; The fact that club and Olympic sports are a haven for pedophiles isn’t a sudden revelation. The USOC and NGBs have long known about it, but made the very calculated …

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Oct 01

The Blitz 10/1/17

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 1, 2017   📖Read of the Week: Read of the week honors go to Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins for their thoughtful op-eds on why they protest and where they wish to go from here. Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a …

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Jul 10

The Blitz July 4 – 9, 2017

Tweet of the week: Mama’s don’t let your babies grow up to be NFL’ers. Teach them hoops or baseball instead. Or the law. There will be lawyers. — Matthew Page (@N242DB) July 5, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane CHL Minimum Wage Lawsuit Quite possible the finances of the QMJHL’s 18 teams will be made public in connection …

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Jun 09

The Blitz Weekend Edition 6/9/17

⚖️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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Jun 07

The Blitz 6/7/17-6/8/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: City of Cleveland vs. City of Cleveland The City of Cleveland has sued itself over the Quicken Loans Arena https://t.co/6nezbep54F via @dhellingsports — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 7, 2017 Derek Boogaard Wrongful Death Lawsuit Breaking: A U.S. Federal Court judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit filed vs NHL by the family of …

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Jun 05

The Blitz 6/5/17-6/6/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Evans et al vs. Arizona Cardinals et al (NFL painkiller lawsuit) Plaintiffs in painkiller case ask judge to allow appeal of dismissal order to 9th Circuit. Hearing on June 29th. https://t.co/rPOp4M5AvW — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 3, 2017 Arkansas Tech vs. NCAA NCAA swaps ruling; Arkansas Tech files suit https://t.co/4Z781i39UR — Sheilla Dingus …

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Jan 10

The Blitz 1/10/17

Concussion Discussion: 100 #NFL HOFers in ’14. Do nothing & 51 will die of #dementia incl. 24 w/ #CTE; 10 will die of #stroke. #NFLPA @espn pic.twitter.com/SyEOgA4EG1 — NFLCSFacts (@NFLObjectors) February 7, 2016 Study indicates that adults who experience a concussion are 3X more likely to become suicidal than the general population. Brain injuries increase …

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