Ex-NHL Players Seek Class Cert. in Concussion Suit

Law360, New York (December 8, 2016, 9:07 PM EST) -- Ex-hockey players claiming the National Hockey League failed to warn them of the known risks of head trauma on Thursday asked a Minnesota federal court to certify a class of players who qualify for medical monitoring, as well as those who have already been diagnosed with neurological problems.

In a redacted motion, the retired players say that each member of the classes has been hurt by the league’s hiding of the long-term risks of head impacts and is at an increased risk of developing a neurological disease, disorder or condition. According to one of their expert’s opinion, the average NHL player...

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