10 Former NHL Stars Bring Class Action Over Brain Injuries

Law360, Los Angeles (November 25, 2013, 9:11 PM EST) -- The National Hockey League was hit with a putative class action in D.C. federal court on Friday by 10 former NHL players who say they suffer from pathological and debilitating effects of brain injuries caused by concussive impacts sustained during their professional careers.

The lawsuit comes after a similar suit in May accused the NHL of failing to warn player Derek Boogaard, who played for the Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers during his six-year career and died in May 2011 from an overdose of prescription...
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