Late NHL Player's Parents Want $10M From Union

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 4:22 PM EDT) -- The parents of deceased hockey player Derek Boogaard sued the National Hockey League Players Association seeking nearly $10 million, saying Friday that the players union failed to pressure the league to honor the balance remaining on their son's contract following his 2011 death.

In a suit filed in California state court against the NHLPA and union attorney Roman Stoykewych, Len and Joanne Boogaard say that following their son's death from a drug and alcohol overdose, the players union botched an attempt to push the New York...
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