Nike Zoom Women's Zoom Nike Vomero 9 Running Shoe 6c675a

Nike Zoom Women's Zoom Nike Vomero 9 Running Shoe 6c675a
Molly Bracken Womens Joycet Nude 398Rdvgp,
Men's/Women's:KG KURT GEIGER DOVERCOURT: Special Purchase,

Nike Zoom Women's Zoom Nike Vomero 9 Running Shoe 6c675a

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Sycamore Style Women's Geometric Suede Moc Wallabee Shoe, Red/Gray/Black, 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”).


Men's/Women's-Nike Women's Air Zoom Structure 20 Shield Running Shoe-Good Selling All over the WorldWomens Tory Burch Floral Perf Wedge Sandals, Natural Blush/Natural Blush, 10.5 US,Gabor Shoes Women''s Comfort Sport Ankle Boots, (Dark-Grey Micro), 7.5 UK 7.5 UK,Men's/Women's:Cloudflyer, Purple/Rose, 11:International Big Name,Men's/Women's:KG KURT GEIGER NILES:Good Young Goods,Marc Fisher LTD Annie Perforated Espadrille Platform Wedge (Women),MERCEDES CASTILLO Teah Mule (Women),Men's/Women's:pediped Dani Original (Infant):Rich Design,Men's/Women's:Hispanitas Greer :International Big Name,Moma Sandals - Men Moma Sandals online on Australia - 11562587MN,Hot Sale Boots - Knapp Backhoe Leather Black Mens Boots - US Online,Men's/Women's:Rieker 53766 Doris 66:Good Selling All over the WorldMan/Woman-Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 Gs-New Market,Men's/Women's:Reebok Instapump Fury Overbranded: Large CategoryBEJ712RS/C/SMCRS Pleaser Platforms Exotic Dancing Specialty Shoes Size:9,Men's/Women's:Klogs Footwear Bangor : Large Category,Black ADIDAS Sneakers SUPERSTAR KIDSRoma Costume Womens Emma Tall Knee-High Rubber Rain Boots,Nike W Air Presto Jcrd Prm Casual Women's Shoes Size 10Perfect / Comfortable Women Gola Coaster Pastel Pink/Off-White Online Shoes OutletWomen's Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Spring / Summer Slingback Sandals Chunky Heel Black / Beige,Women's Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Winter Comfort Loafers & Slip-Ons Low Heel Square Toe Rhinestone Black / Brown / Khaki,Padders Riley, Men'S Brogue, Brown (Antique Brown), 7 UK (41 EU),Black STEVE MADDEN Sandals IRENEE,Men's/Women's:Fly Flot CAL1805:King of the Kings,Native Shoes AP Mercury Liteknit,Hot Sale Sandals - Women Grace Shoes 7977 Sandals Nero - US Online,Latest Casual - Skechers - Ez Flex 2 Quipster Black - US Online,Vionic Spark Minna Orthaheel Ballet Flat Loafer Shoe - Womens,Lumberjack Boots - Men Lumberjack Boots online on Australia - 11505624UG,

Concussion background

Ermenegildo Zegna Pelle Tessuta™ Triple-Stitch Slip-On Sneakers, Black, 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

About This Item:

We aim to show you accurate product information. Manufacturers, suppliers and others provide what you see here, and we have not verified it.

Product Short Description:

Flywire, rubber sole, dynamic fit technology is achieved through Flywire technology integrated with the laces. Offers an adaptive, supportive fit.Full-length Cushlon midsole: Provides soft yet responsive cushioning and durability. Heel and forfoot Nike Zoom units: Adds lightweight, responsive cushioning at heel-strike and toe-off

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

Heelys Propel Terry (Little Kid/Big Kid/Adult),Lacoste Joggeur Mid 316 1,Men's/Women's:Reebok Lifestyle Classic Nylon:Direct Management,Men's/Women's:Diadora S8000 - Geel:New Product,Women's Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Spring Comfort Sandals Chunky Heel Beige / Blue / Pink,Puma Sneakers - Men Puma Sneakers online on Canada - 11326542TFGentlemen/Ladies < Nike Zoom Winflo 5 Sneaker < Large Variety,Asics Gel-Nimbus 19 Running Shoe - Womens,J. Renee Womens Diamon Black 736UeyclMatisse Womens Porshac Tan 154Nsmyg,Men's/Women's:Men's Bogs Workman Boot:great SelectShop INC International Concepts Sadiee Women's Sandals White - 8 - - 21551223,Men's Cowhide Spring & Fall Comfort Loafers & Slip-Ons Gold / Gray,Camper Women's Uno Trainers, (White Natural 100), 7 UK 40 EU,Aldo Womens myssi Open Toe Casual Strappy Sandals,BEJ812RS/C/SMCRS Pleaser Platforms Exotic Dancing Specialty Shoes Size:9Kenneth Cole Reaction Brush Stroke,New Ankle boots - The Flexx B652/07 Ankle boots Nero Women - US Online,Men's/Women's:French Sole Gaga :Online Sale,Men's Comfort Shoes Mesh / Elastic Fabric Fall Sporty Athletic Shoes Running Shoes Non-slipping Black / Red,Gola Classics - Khaki and Gum 'Harrier Suede' mens trainers,Man/Woman - Nike Flex Fury 2 - New Listing,Brooks Women's Adrenaline GTS 18 Running Shoes,Hot Sale Casual Shoes - LUJO Men Black Handmade Leather Tassel Loafers - US Online,Lifestride Womens Flaviav Dark Navy Felicity 531SpjyyMen's/Women's:Nike Free RN Flyknit:High Quality and Cheap,Dorothy Perkins - Orange microfibre limit loafersMen's Combat Boots Canvas Fall & Winter British Boots Non-slipping Black / Beige,Onitsuka Tiger Onistuka Tiger Gsm, Men's Low-Top Sneakers, White (White/Black 0190), 5.5 UK (39 1/2 EU)Missoni Zigzag Women's Flats & Oxfords,


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

Men's/Women's : Nike Lunartempo 2 Running Women's Shoes Size : Quality Product,

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.