Ex-NHL Players Want Concussion Class Cert. Docs Unsealed

Law360, New York (January 3, 2017, 7:25 PM EST) -- Former hockey players alleging the National Hockey League failed to warn them of the risks of head trauma again pushed a Minnesota federal court to unseal over two dozen documents, arguing the league still has not provided a sufficient reason to keep the documents hidden.

The players have asked the court to unseal 27 documents filed as evidence to support their bid for class certification in the consolidated concussion lawsuit. However, the NHL claims they contain information on confidential discussions and sensitive commercial data, the former players said Friday as the NHL’s opposition was also filed under seal.

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