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NHL Blasts BU's Bid For Fees In Concussion Research Row

Law360, New York (June 6, 2017, 2:49 PM EDT) -- Boston University shouldn’t get attorneys’ fees for fighting a discovery bid from the National Hockey League in litigation over the long-term risk of concussions for players, as requested documents about brain injury research were justified and the university was uncooperative, the NHL told a Minnesota federal court on Monday.

The university wants more than $119,000 for defending itself against the NHL’s request for documents, saying it agreed to hand over data about the six NHL players it studied, but that there was no reason the league would need data about other people. The NHL shot back, saying it needed all the...

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