Men's/Women's：Hush Puppies Minam Meaghan： Quality Quality Quality 337d3dPublished 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake
Carolina Espinosa Women's Banks Bootie, Black Leather, 8 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”).
Manas Women's Anversa Suede Oxford, T.Moro, 40 M EU/10 M USWomen's Pumps PU(Polyurethane) Fall Heels Stiletto Heel Pointed Toe Black / Red / Pink / Party & Evening,Santoni Boots - Men Santoni Boots online on Canada - 11478724CPBEJ1024RSF-7/BPU/SRS Pleaser Platforms Ankle/Mid-Calf Boots Size: 8,Latest Clogs & Mules - Dolce Vita Vanesa Women Black Nubuck - US Online,Merrell - Brown nubuck 'Siren Traveller Q2' walking shoes,Men's/Women's：MAGNANNI PLAIN SUEDE RUNNER：Boutique Wild,Men's/Women's：Fergalicious Hillcrest Sandal：Multiple new designs,Men's/Women's：Iron Age Board Rage： Special Purchase,Women's Morgana Heel Buckle Pumps,Khrio Women's Tall Boot with Three Buckles, T.Moro, 35 M EU/5 M US,Man's/Woman's ： Nike Downshifter 7 Running Sneaker (Big Kid) ： Quotation,Gentlemen/Ladies-Nike Women's Air Huarache Run Ultra Running Shoe-Grateful feedback,New Balance Sneakers - Men New Balance Sneakers online on Australia - 11332472HH,Mr/Ms-Nike Hypervenom Phelon III FG -Clearance Special,Marc Fisher LTD Whitley Slide Sandal,Man's/Woman's - Nike Air Max Thea Prm Casual Women's Shoes Size - recommended today,Limited Edition Kamik Silverlake Men's Sandals Khaki,Men's/Women's：Lucky Brand Garston ： UnusualPikolinos Women's GOMERA Buckle Strap Wedge Sandals,Carvela - Black 'Sabel' ankle boots,Adidas By Raf Simons Sneakers - Men Adidas By Raf Simons Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11365431SK,Dsquared2 Sneakers - Men Dsquared2 Sneakers online on Canada - 11298722VH,Moon Boot Womens Vinill Dark Brown 343Wtuev,Men's/Women's：Conguitos IVS12266 (Toddler) ：Perfect In ProcessMen's/Women's：David Tate Spring ：Take full advantage of materials,Birkenstock - White 'Arizona Eva' double strap sandalsMen's/Women's：LifeStride Pretty： Good goods collectionMen's/Women's：Men's Academie Gear James： Quality Superior,Men's/Women's - Nike Alpha Huarache Elite - Promotions,
Hot Sale Casual Shoes - DOROTHY PERKINS Women Navy Perforated Espadrilles - 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
Item Information:The perfect round toe pump is here! The stylish Hush Puppies® Minam Meaghan pump are sure to be your go-to for work or weekend plans.Full-grain leather or soft suede uppers.Plush dual-density footbed for cushioning that's unbelievably flexible and comfortable.Soft genuine leather lining.Genuine suede socklining.Contour molded TPE foam footbed.Cement construction.Molded rubber outsole provides excellent traction and durability.Imported.Product measurements were taken using size 9, width M (B). Please note that measurements may vary by size.Weight of footwear is based on a single item, not a pair.
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
Men's Cowhide Spring / Summer Sporty / Comfort Sandals Upstream Shoes Light Brown,Men's Comfort Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Spring Athletic Shoes Walking Shoes Black / RainbowNike FREE RN MOTION FK 2017, Men, Black, 6 UK (40 EU),SIN202/DGY-BPU Demonia Vegan Boots Womens D.Gry-Blk Pu Size: 8,women's durango boot drd0198 lady rebel 10" western boot,KENDALL + KYLIE Brandy 6,Natural Soul Dori Open Toe Sandal - Wide Width Available,Men's/Women's：Havaianas Luna Flip Flops： Quotation,Shop Minnetonka Women's Bell Wedge Sandal Taupe Suede - - 22023867,Men's PU(Polyurethane) Spring / Fall Comfort Athletic Shoes Walking Shoes Red / Black / White / Red / White,Man's/Woman's-Nike Alpha Huarache Elite -Global salesNike Flyknit Zoom Agility Fitness Women's Shoes Size 9,Hot Sale High Heels - Pura Lopez Classic heels Women Vernice Red - US Online,Limited Edition Men's Rutgers Scarlet Knights Cayman Perforated MoccasinMen's/Women's：New Balance SD400v3 ：Long-Term ReputationMen's Fabric Spring / Fall Comfort Sneakers White / Black / Yellow,Men's Synthetic Spring / Fall Comfort Sneakers Slip Resistant White / Black / RedInuovo Women's 8888 Ankle Strap Sandals, Silver (Pewter 16780156), 6.5 UK 6.5 UK,Alexander Wang Eden Women's Fashion Sneakers Heather Grey Size 11 M,Hades MINA-BLK-11-High Heel Goth Steampunk Alternative Boot, Black Size 11,Kenneth Cole Collection Mens Count It Down Black 224Cdokt,Naturino 3499 SS18 (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)Men's/Women's：Gola Harrier Glimmer Suede： Up-to-date-stylingCheap / Discount Women Reebok Sport Lochraven Black Online Shoes Outlet,Onitsuka Tiger Sneakers - Men Onitsuka Tiger Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11513958SJ,Mr/Ms < Nike Free RN 2017 < Exquisite craftsmanship,Dansko Shoes Womens Fun Sandra Milled Nappa 40 Black 1251021200High-Top Unisex Row One Penn State Nittany Lions Victory Sneakers,Limited Edition Skechers Go Step One Off Women's Walking Shoes Navy Coral,Men's/Women's：New Balance Classics WL696： Do not worry when shopping,
- Could incidents of concussion in sport be an issue of negligence?
- Moore & Bertuzzi officially reach an agreement: NHL violence avoids spotlight for now
- The legality of boxing: a punch drunk love?
- The knock out blow: how Australia is tackling concussion & neck injuries
About the Author
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.
- Full Profile