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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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More pain for the NFL: The seemingly forgotten Dent et al. v. NFL litigation

Back in May 2014, former NFL players filed a lawsuit in a San Francisco federal court on behalf of over 600 former NFL players from 1969 to 2008. The complaint alleges that the NFL illegally supplied the players with narcotics and painkillers to mask their injuries during games. This alleged medical malpractice has since led […]

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Did Tubby Smith and University of Minnesota Owe a Duty Towards James Williams?

The following article was written by Benjamin Haynes, Esq. Negligent Representation and the Duty Element On August 8, 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a decision, by the appellate court, which awarded $1 million against Tubby Smith and the University of Minnesota. Tubby Smith, the head basketball coach at the University of Minnesota, allegedly offered James […]