Tag Archive: NHL Concussion Injury Litigation

Nov 18

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

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

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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Nov 12

First Look at the Tentative NHL Concussion Settlement

This is going to take two installments.  Here’s the first one. Also on today’s docket–Derek Helling 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?

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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Jun 25

The Blitz 6/19/17 – 6/25/17

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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Jun 20

The Blitz 6/20/17

⚖️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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May 09

The Blitz 5/10/17

⚖️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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May 03

The Blitz 5/3/17

⚖️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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