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NHL Players Denied Class Certification In Concussion MDL

Law360 (July 13, 2018, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Friday declined to certify a class of thousands of former and current NHL players who claim the league hid the harmful effects of head trauma, saying medical monitoring laws vary too widely by state and would be too hard to handle in one class.

U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson said there are widespread differences in state laws about medical monitoring, which the players are seeking in order to catch early diagnoses of brain trauma allegedly caused by the National Hockey...
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