Buy / TR Sell Nike Performance FREE TR / 6 - Sports shoes Women White/Black Online Shoes Outlet e86973

Buy / TR Sell Nike Performance FREE TR / 6 - Sports shoes Women White/Black Online Shoes Outlet e86973
Perfect / Comfortable Paul Smith Lin Cemented Heel Black Women Online Shoes Outlet,
Fashion / Popular Lowa Zephyr GTX Mid TF WS Women Beige Online Shoes Outlet,

Buy / TR Sell Nike Performance FREE TR / 6 - Sports shoes Women White/Black Online Shoes Outlet e86973

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Women's Wedge Sandals PU(Polyurethane) Spring & Fall Casual Sandals Wedge Heel Open Toe Black / Brown / Nude, 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”).

 

Adidas Originals Sneakers - Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11468179MU,N.D.C. Made By Hand Sneakers - Men N.D.C. Made By Hand Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11515832XLMen's Mesh Summer Comfort Athletic Shoes Walking Shoes Dark Blue,Men's Comfort Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Fall Loafers & Slip-Ons White / Black / BrownWomen's Shoes Nappa Leather Spring & Summer Comfort Sandals Chunky Heel Light Grey / Red,Men's Comfort Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Fall Casual Sneakers Non-slipping Black / Gray / Red,Mens - Diadora N9000 Sneakers Grey 7 (UK) 7,7.5,8.5,9,10,11,12Green REEBOK Sneakers CLUB C 85 MENNike Sneakers - Men Nike Sneakers online on Australia - 11245646NWClarks - Black suede 'Amali Astra' sandalsRick Owens Sneakers - Men Rick Owens Sneakers online on Canada - 11519918QNJ by Jasper Conran - Yellow patent 'Jessica' high block heel ankle strap sandalsSantoni Sneakers - Men Santoni Sneakers online on Canada - 11540129UH,Corvari Boots - Men Corvari Boots online on Canada - 11364955FN,Nike Black Pink White Elephant Print Sneakers Sneakers Size US 7 Regular (M, B),Gabor - Wine leather 'Delaware' low heeled ankle bootsMen's Knit Spring & Summer Comfort Athletic Shoes Running Shoes Slogan Black / Gray / RedWomen's Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Spring & Summer Comfort Sneakers Flat Heel Round Toe White / Black / BeigeNike Air Span Ii - Sneakers - Men Nike Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11503309QK,Attimonelli's Boots - Men Attimonelli's Boots online on Canada - 11448058VG,Men's PU(Polyurethane) Fall Comfort Loafers & Slip-Ons Black / Yellow / BrownPerfect / Comfortable Hush Puppies Gallia Copacabana Women Off-White Leather Online Shoes Outlet,Reebok Sneakers - Men Reebok Sneakers online on Canada - 11459887KJQuattrobarradodici Sneakers - Men Quattrobarradodici Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11457047WS,Nike Sneakers - Men Nike Sneakers online on Canada - 11571490DI,Hush Puppies - Girls' black leather 'Clare' Mary Jane school shoesLeather Crown Sneakers - Men Leather Crown Sneakers online on Canada - 11484920FT,Soisire Soiebleu Sneakers - Women Soisire Soiebleu Sneakers online on Canada - 11193552TS,Clearance / Wholesale Elizabeth Stuart Lebrac 536 - Ankle boots Black Women Online Shoes OutletFashion / Popular Noclaim CAROL 1 - Trainers Black/Pollock Women Online Shoes Outlet,

Concussion background

Magnanni for Neiman Marcus Men's Camo Velvet Formal Loafer, 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

Upper material:Textile/synthetics
Internal material:Textile
Cover sole:Textile
Sole:Synthetics
Padding type:Cold padding

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

Carvela - Beige 'Aimee' mid heel court shoesEmporio Armani Sneakers - Men Emporio Armani Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11499035UJ,Shop Easy Spirit Women's Twist Sneaker - - 22812195,Eytys Sneakers - Men Eytys Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11437598IM,Birkenstock Flip Flops - Men Birkenstock Flip Flops online on Australia - 11217734TW,Fashion / Popular Frye Campus 14L Women Banana Leather Online Shoes Outlet,Dibrera By Paolo Zanoli Loafers - Men Dibrera By Paolo Zanoli Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11445908RI,Men's Light Soles Mesh Fall & Winter Casual Athletic Shoes Running Shoes / Fitness & Cross Training Shoes Black / Red / Light GreenAdidas Originals Sneakers - Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online on Australia - 11475316SA,Lands' End - Girls' purple mary jane trekker shoesWomen's Shoes Sparkling Glitter Spring / Summer Basic Pump Wedding Shoes Stiletto Heel Round Toe Rhinestone Silver / Red / BlueAdidas Originals Sneakers - Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11468179MU,Perfect / Comfortable Women Rieker Y1421 Schwarz/Kastanie/Off-White/Greece/Ambor/Merino Online Shoes Outlet,Officina 36 Sneakers - Men Officina 36 Sneakers online on Australia - 11581645VN,Nike Sneakers - Women Nike Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11066482PQ,Pantofola D'oro Sneakers - Men Pantofola D'oro Sneakers online on Canada - 11456395OD,Le Coq Sportif Icons Lea Sport Gum - Sneakers - Men Le Coq Sportif Sneakers online on Canada - 11302827NG,Dirk Bikkembergs Sneakers - Men Dirk Bikkembergs Sneakers online on Canada - 44887189AA,Satorisan Sneakers - Men Satorisan Sneakers online on Australia - 11523160PS,Cheap / Discount Men Under Armour CURRY 1 LUX - Basketball shoes White Online Shoes OutletMaison Margiela Sneakers - Men Maison Margiela Sneakers online on Australia - 11334334HG,Wally Walker Boots - Men Wally Walker Boots online on Australia - 11258629TMY-3 Sneakers - Women Y-3 Sneakers online on Canada - 11146761HW,Alberto Guardiani Sneakers - Men Alberto Guardiani Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11372562QKDolce & Gabbana Loafers - Men Dolce & Gabbana Loafers online on Canada - 11526936WLWomen's Shoes Leatherette Spring / Summer Comfort / Slingback / D'Orsay & Two-Piece Sandals Creepers Peep Toe / Open Toe Hollow-out /,Men's Formal Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Spring / Summer Comfort Oxfords Gold / White / Black / Dress Shoes,Men's PU(Polyurethane) Spring / Fall Comfort Loafers & Slip-Ons Black / Gray / Blue,Women's Pumps PU(Polyurethane) Summer Heels Stiletto Heel White / Black / RedLiu •Jo Shoes Sneakers - Women Liu •Jo Shoes Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11314887TF,

 

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

Women's Shoes Nappa Leather Spring / Summer Comfort Clogs & Mules Chunky Heel Closed Toe Army Green / Blue,

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.