Men's/Women's:KG Men's/Women's:KG Men's/Women's:KG KURT GEIGER LOUIS: Features 904416

Men's/Women's:KG Men's/Women's:KG Men's/Women's:KG KURT GEIGER LOUIS: Features 904416
Green NEW ZEALAND AUCKLAND Booties SPRINGFIELD HIGH TMB M,
Man's/Woman's-Nike Women's Juvenate SE Casual Shoe-Multiple new designs,

Men's/Women's:KG Men's/Women's:KG Men's/Women's:KG KURT GEIGER LOUIS: Features 904416

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Josef Seibel Women's Sandra 04 Winter Boot, Titan, 39 BR/8-8.5 M US, This is first in a series of blogs by Ryan Lake. The blogs are intended to give an overview of some of the contemporary legal issues impacting the sport of ice hockey, with a strong focus on the National Hockey League (“NHL”). Readers are encouraged to leave comments and participate in debates around the topics raised.

This blog examines the difficult and concerning issue of player concussions, focusing on a review of the ongoing consolidated litigation by ex-players against the NHL relating to the long-term effects of concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (“CTE”).

 

Minnetonka Kids Coco Sandal (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid),Womens Beautiful Hot Pink Rhinestone Slide Sandals 7'' High Heel Dress Shoes,Men's/Women's:Nine West Vintage Luv:On SaleMen's/Women's:Johnston & Murphy Raney:speed logistics grabDune - Navy 'Bodmin' embossed unlined gibson shoesMen's/Women's:Nine West Quisha :economical and practicalNike Sneakers - Men Nike Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11573375DR,Men's Formal Shoes Suede Fall Loafers & Slip-Ons Black / Gray,Victoria Safari Serraje Alta, Unisex-Adult Trainers, Brown(Camel), 9 UK (41 EU),Hades Shoes H-Draco Infamous Hades Spinal Heel 10 / Black,Men's/Women's:Gabor Gabor 83.352 : Practical and EconomicMen's/Women's:Franco Sarto Alex :Modern DesignHades Shoes H-ARMA Heavy metal biker inspired boots with 5 Claw heel 10 / Black,Men's/Women's:Romika Ibiza 87 :Reliable performance,Emporio Armani Espadrilles - Men Emporio Armani Espadrilles online on Canada - 11423440BJ,Men's/Women's:Scarpa Charmoz (71051/252.1): Dress up,Men's Tulle Spring / Fall Comfort Athletic Shoes Walking Shoes Beige / Green / Black / WhiteMen's/Women's:Osiris Slappy VLC : Large Category,L.K. Bennett Roxie Rope Plait/Jute,Geox Sneakers - Men Geox Sneakers online on Australia - 11110423DO,Fila Boots - Men Fila Boots online on Australia - 11488655KG,Men's/Women's:Fitflop Loaff Snug Slipper:Shock Absorber,EMU Australia Womens Kanama Lo,Lifestride Womens Spell (3) Black Kraft 247Wglpc,Women's Diba True Inner Voice Open Toe Bootie,Merrell Around Town Sunvue StrapMan/Woman < NIKE Męskie Buty Do Skateboardingu Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max < Red Man,L.K. Bennett Helena Block Heel Sandal,Chicca Borse, Women's Backpack, Grey (Fango), 39 cm (39 cm),Gentlemen/Ladies : NIKE Buty Treningowe Nike Free X Metcon : Do not worry when shopping

Concussion background

High quality Sandals - Victoria 1250132 Slip-on Women Rosa - US Online, The true extent of brain damage after suffering multiple concussions in sport was not scientifically discovered until the untimely death of Mike Webster in 2002.1 Webster was a Hall of Fame football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (“NFL”).2 After playing 17 years in the NFL and suffering multiple concussions, Webster started to experience symptoms normally only shown in people suffering from dementia and was prescribed a powerful cocktail of medications.3 In 2002, at the age of 50, Webster died from heart failure.

The pathologist on call at the Allegheny Medical Coroner’s office the day Webster died was Dr. Bennet Omalu.4 Dr. Omalu, conducted several tests on Webster’s brain, in the hope of discovering what was causing his symptoms. What Dr. Omalu found would change medical and sports history. Dr. Omalu described Webster’s brain “as one of boxers, very old people with Alzheimer’s disease or someone who had suffered a severe head wound.5 Dr. Omalu published his findings and named his discovery CTE.

A medical diagnosis of CTE can only be made after a posthumous examination of the brain. Over the next ten years, several former NFL and College football players were diagnosed with CTE, including, Terry Long, Andre Waters, Tom McHale, Owen Thomas, Dave Duerson, Ray Easterling, and Junior Seau, among others.6

After the discovery of CTE and the multitude of deaths associated with the disease, former NFL players filed a lawsuit against the NFL. Additionally, the U.S. Congress launched a former investigation in the NFL and its handling of players suffering from concussions.7

These events not only impacted the NFL but had ramifications throughout the sporting world.

 

CTE and the National Hockey League

The summer of 2011 was one of the most tragic periods in the history of the NHL. That summer saw the deaths of Derek Boogaard, Rick Rypien and Leafe Wade Belak in a span of four months. Boogaard, Rypien, and Belak, all played the role of enforcer during their NHL careers. An enforcer, in hockey terms, is a designated player given the responsibility and task of defending the other players on his team from cheap shots and other dirty plays. Enforcers tend to accomplish this task by playing a very physical game and specialize in the art of fighting. The three players also shared many of the common symptoms of CTE.8

It is reported that it is common for those who suffer from CTE to become depressed and resort to the use of drugs and alcohol to cope with the disease.9 Boogaard, Rypien, and Belak all suffered these symptoms towards the end of their lives.10

New Balance Sneakers - Men New Balance Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11567700CTMoa Master Of Arts Sneakers - Men Moa Master Of Arts Sneakers online on Australia - 11532217WQClarks Women''s Adriel Tevis Ankle Strap Sandals, Beige (Nude), 7.5 UK,Carolinna Espinosa Women's Scottie Sandal, Black, 6 M US,BAFFIN Judy Women's Boots Black 11 DRIF-W007-BK1(11)Kelsi Dagger Brooklyn Seigel Slide,Naturalizer Corin Flat - Wide Width Available,Men's/Women's:Helly Hansen Stockholm:All-round The specification,Hummel Sneakers - Men Hummel Sneakers online on Australia - 11502319LN,Onitsuka Tiger Sneakers - Men Onitsuka Tiger Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11513958SJ,Men's/Women's: Nike SB Portmore II Solar Canvas : King of the Kings,R4B Donna - Women's Shoe W/ BOA - White/Emerald Green - Size 37,Hot Sale Sneakers - Reebok Classic Leather Quilted - AR1262 - White / White Reebok Sneakers Women's Shoes - US Online,Lucky Brand Hegen Wedge Sandal,Men's/Women's:Miz Mooz Figaro :Excellent Quality,Cult Sneakers - Men Cult Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11419183AN,Adidas Sneakers - Men Adidas Sneakers online on Australia - 11360579VK,MARCO TOZZI premio 22500, Women's Closed-Toe Pumps, Pink (Rose 521), 5 UK (38 EU),Rebecca Minkoff Women's Derea Cut Out Booties 8.5 Dark BrownAlfani Careeni Women Round Toe Suede Black Knee High BootKenneth Cole Reaction Road Show,Men's/Women's:Sanuk Pick Pocket: List of tidal shoes,Men's/Women's:Eileen Fisher Katniss :Good Quality,Mangano Sneakers - Men Mangano Sneakers online on Canada - 11452490MSWomen's Comfort Shoes Nappa Leather Fall Heels Stiletto Heel Black / Pink,Men's/Women's-Nike Zoom All Out Low Running Sneaker-Clearance Special,Dsquared2 Women Brown Leather & Fabric T-Strap Flat Sandals Shoes US 8 EU 38,Jack Rogers Vale Wedge SandalMERCER EDIT Star Slip-On Sneaker,Men's/Women's:Lesly Linen Espadrilles:All-round The specification

 

Views 9283

Related Articles

About the Author

Ryan Lake

Ryan is an American attorney at Lake Law Group, LLC and a sports consultant at Beyond the Playbook. He works extensively on ice hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball and Olympic movement issues. Ryan is also an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University School of Law.

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Full Profile

Leave a comment

Latest Casual Shoes - Vans Women Beige & Black Animal Print Slip-On Sneakers - US Online,

Copyright © LawInSport Limited 2010 - 2018. These pages contain general information only. Nothing in these pages constitutes legal advice. You should consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal problem or matter. The information provided here was accurate as of the day it was posted; however, the law may have changed since that date. This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for taking legal advice in any specific situation. LawInSport is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.