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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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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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The Blitz 9/10/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 10, 2017 ?Tweets of the Week: Labor needs to focus on modernizing Labor Laws to balance the inequalities politicians have legislated away from Labor on behalf of donors! — Ivan F. Soto (@ISotoAFLPU) September 4, 2017 You see this @NFLPA? The NFL is telling …

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The Blitz – July 17 – 23, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the Week: #1 thing fans say about O’Bannon case against the NCAA? It ruined my video game. https://t.co/OFDeDHiu1d — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 18, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Not sure why this isn’t getting much coverage but ICYMI
Judge Denies Remaining Claims in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit https://t.co/cvL9hjFTWh

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The Blitz 6/1/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NY vs. RD Legal Funding Accused 9/11, NFL Victim Scammer RD Legal Funding Seeks Quick CFPB Challenge https://t.co/WV0dUDAyum /@Law360 pic.twitter.com/iIWkdLNX9J — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) May 31, 2017
Strikes for Kids vs. NFL Nonprofit @StrikesForKids Pushes For #NFL Anti-Gambling Enforcement Docs https://t.co/AAseZc2Oah via @ZachZagger

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The Blitz 4/5/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement BREAKING#NFL #Concussion Settlement Judge Brody has issued an order to send liens/ attny fee disputes to Magistrate Judge pic.twitter.com/Mhrp56AFwO — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 4, 2017 PDF of Order: https://t.co/iemERSgPYp https://t.co/YQVnFRJJty — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) April 4, 2017 Standard practice in post-judgment attorney …

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