NHL Denies Proof Of Concussion-CTE Link In Class Cert. Fight
By Matthew Perlman (April 28, 2017, 4:02 PM EDT) -- The NHL urged a Minnesota federal court Thursday to reject two classes proposed by former hockey players alleging the league failed to warn them about the risks of repeated head injuries, saying no scientific study has definitively linked head traumas to neurodegenerative conditions.
Among a flurry of filings Thursday, the National Hockey League submitted its 109-page opposition to the ex-players' two proposed classes: one that would provide medical monitoring for all former players; and a personal injury class that would include players diagnosed with neurodegenerative diseases such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
The league said that no scientific study...
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