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Mike Peluso files lawsuit against NHL’s Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

  Read the complete lawsuit here.  

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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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Mike Peluso v. NJ Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (sports law edition)

Twas the night before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the land
Cases had been argued, seeking remand;
The sports leagues were busy, all driven by greed,
In hopes that their coffers would greatly exceed;

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NHL Concussion Injury Litigation

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Dennis Wideman v. NHL

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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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