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Montador Estate Hits Back at NHL In Response to Motion to Dismiss

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The Montador Estate has filed its response to the NHL’s motion to dismiss its complaint, alleging the NHL had and failed a duty of care to Steve Montador while he was employed by NHL franchises. The case has already seen an interesting wrinkle, however.

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The COVID-19 Effect: When People Show Who They Are, Believe Them

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When People Show Who They Are, Believe Them. The COVID-19 Effect

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There’s a saying, “When people show you who they are, believe them.”  As people began to grapple with the realities of a pandemic and a world largely without sports, elite NBA/New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson announced that he’d cover the salaries of largely minimum wage venue workers while Gayle Benson, the owner of the Pelicans as well as the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, who is worth multiple billions compared to Zion’s single-digit millions remained silent.  In contrast, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban almost immediately pledged to take care of the team’s hourly workers and began an initiative to provide daycare for the children of healthcare workers.  He has also shown leadership in urging that people are not rushed back to work too quickly.

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The Docket for March 2020

The Docket March 2020

The Docket strives to keep you informed of current proceedings in numerous sports law cases.

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NHL/Related Cases

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DocumentCloud is an open-source software as a service platform, operated through Thompson Reuters, that allows users to upload, analyze, annotate, collaborate on and publish primary source documents. Advocacy for Fairness in Sports has joined other journalists in sharing the documents we acquire in the course of our reporting in the interest of …

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⚡The Blitz⚡ Special Super Bowl Edition, February 1, 2020

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The Blitz 2/1/20

THE BLITZ

February 1, 2020 Our picks for the
Ten Most Interesting Sports Law Stories
from the past week. The Super Bowl may be the biggest game of the week, but it’s far from the only one.  Sports law never takes a break and we’ve got the “Main Events” covered for you here. Continue reading

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Montador Case Reveals The NHL’s Logical Gymnastics Regarding Head Injuries

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NHL Goes Scorched Earth Against Montador Lawsuit

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The end of the NHL concussion litigation may be in sight, at least as it pertains to three members of a proposed class of former players that sued the league for damages related to head injuries and opted out of an earlier settlement. The NHL has asked the federal court in the Northern District of Illinois to consolidate the complaints of Daniel “Carbomb” Carcillo and Nick Boynton with the estate of the late Steven Montador and also made a motion for dismissal of the claims. Comparing those pleadings with what we already know about how the NHL operates in regards to head injuries produces some interesting inconsistencies that are convenient for the league.

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Health

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