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NHL Concussion Litigation: What’s Next After Judge Nelson Rejects The NHL’s First Attempt to Dismiss Lawsuit

On March 25, 2015, Judge Susan Nelson denied the NHL’s first motion to dismiss, potentially strengthening the former players’ case. Prior to that decision, on January 8, 2015, Judge Nelson heard arguments from both the NHL and former players in regards to two motions to dismiss: (1) motion to dismiss the Master Complaint pursuant to […]

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NHL Concussion Litigation – The Backstory and Potentially the Players’ First Victory

The past twelve to eighteen months have without a doubt been the busiest and most interesting for both sports lawyers and fans alike. In the past calendar year alone: Aaron Hernandez was charged with and is being tried in his first of two murder trials; the NBA forced Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles […]