Tag: NHL Concussion Injury Litigation

Mike Peluso insists it’s time for the Devils to pay

Mike Peluso lawsuit

On Jan. 3 Peluso filed a lawsuit in a New Jersey federal court against one of the teams he played for during his nine seasons, the New Jersey Devils. Peluso also listed physicians that treated him during his time with the franchise as defendants, along with another company owned by the Devils and Lou Lamoriello, the general manager of the Devils at the time.

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The Devil’s in those details and here are the details retired NHLers need to know

Devil in the Details

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The Devil’s in the Details: NHL Concussion Settlement Facts that Every Player Should Understand

Devil in the Details

Often the devil’s in the details, as the adage goes, and the tentative NHL Settlement for brain-injured players is no different.
Initial reports, including my own, focused on the insultingly low numbers and comparisons with the much larger NFL settlement. Nevertheless, the settlement is what it is, and players have an important decision to make as to whether or not they wish to opt-in.

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First Look at the Tentative NHL Concussion Settlement

War and Peace

This is going to take two installments.  Here’s the first one. Also on today’s docket– revisits an 1857 Supreme Court decision. In response to yet another useless, tweet of BAP statistics, Sheilla wrote an open letter to Chris Seeger as shown below:

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What’s the price of a brain? Will the NHL Concussion Settlement Mean War or Peace for Embattled Players?

Hockey War and Peace

Will the NHL Concussion Settlement Mean War or Peace for Embattled Players? Vegas would probably set the odds in favor of war.

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The Blitz 6/19/17 – 6/25/17

The Blitz

Are you sure you’ve caught all the major #sportslaw headlines and fairness in sports issues over the past week?  This weekly round up is sure to bring you up to speed. ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit I haven’t seen anyone else reporting on the latest in the #NFL painkiller lawsuit, so here’s my take.https://t.co/2NoE4JNj2o — …

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The Blitz 6/20/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Supreme Court Slants Ruling Helps Washington Redskins BREAKING: High Court Says Offensive TM Ban Is Unconstitutional https://t.co/XgkLR0fkgj via @BDonahueLaw360 pic.twitter.com/3De8pDjaY2 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 19, 2017 Link to #SCOTUS opinion in #TheSlants trademark case: https://t.co/4woiMQ1BLh — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 19, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the #Slants trademark case …

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The Blitz 5/10/17

The Blitz

⚖️NFLPA Painkiller Grievance against NFL and 32 Member Clubs: I discovered this during my evening “docket dig” yesterday, and published my article in the wee hours of the morning. It was nice to see that a number of media outlets picked up on the story. My take on the #NFLPA painkiller grievance against the NFL …

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The Blitz 5/3/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Aaron Hernandez How potential abatement could affect suits against late Hernandez. Insights on a complex topic via @McCannSportslaw https://t.co/puMxqMzNFv — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 2, 2017 Prosecutors argue tossing Aaron Hernandez conviction would reward suicide https://t.co/yjhKIFzgKa — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 2, 2017 The SUV at the center of the double murder trial of …

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