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NHL Loses Bid to Block Players’ Concussion Lawsuits

The National Hockey League lost its bid to throw out retired players’ claims it glorified violence and failed to protect them from repeated head injuries and concussions. Wednesday’s ruling by a federal judge in St. Paul, Minnesota, comes as the …

9 Ex-Players Sue NHL Over Head Injuries

The National Hockey League was sued by nine former players who claim a culture of “extreme violence” resulted in head injuries and subsequent long-term consequences related to trauma. The NHL has failed to warn players against the risks of head …

10 Former Players Sue National Hockey League Over Concussions

The National Hockey League was sued by former players accusing it of concealing the risk of severe brain injuries three months after the National Football League agreed to pay $765 million to settle similar claims. The NHL ignored the dangers …