Lacoste MENERVA white/dark SPORT - Trainers - white/dark MENERVA blue 4e007e

Lacoste MENERVA white/dark SPORT - Trainers - white/dark MENERVA blue 4e007e
Nike Jordan Men's Jordan Air Deluxe Basketball Shoe,
Lapis Horseshoe Tree of Life, reclaimed horse shoe, lapis stone chips, wire wrapping,

Lacoste MENERVA white/dark SPORT - Trainers - white/dark MENERVA blue 4e007e

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Shoes KOTYL - 7263 Bordo Lakier - Heels - Low shoes - Women's shoes, 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”).


Shop Diadora N9000 VDA - - 22851445,INC International Concepts Womens JORDANA Wide Calf Leather Closed Toe Mid-Ca...,Red & Beige Handcrafted Vegan Slip-On Shoes,Bridal Pumps, Vintage 1960s Designer Shoes, Cream Colored Court Shoe, Classic Pumps, Made for Vierra, I. Miller; The Guild House Long Beach.,NIKE Męskie Buty Air Jordan 1 Mid,Peter Non Ankle Boot - Women Peter Non Ankle Boots online on United Kingdom - 11509021ER,Nike Infants Air Force 1,ASICS GEL-Venture 5 - Black - MensShop Adidas Men's Crazy 1 Orange/White C75735 - On Sale - - 21141681,Franco Sarto Richland 2 Suede Block Heel BootiesTretorn Men's Nylite Plus Canvas Vintage White / Fashion Sneaker - 9.5MNew Balance Women's Shoes sneakers New Balance WR996SR CREAMY Size 41,Shoes GINO ROSSI - Lukrecja DCH090-H90-VF00-9900-0 99 - Heels - Low shoes - Women's shoes,Franco Sarto Kaye Stretch Leather ShootiesAdorable Vintage French Bunny Rabbit Tin Litho Box, Easter decorations, Mid Century Shoe Advertising Patachou France, vanity, round trinket,Hender Scheme Closed Toe SandalsMan's/Woman's: Nike Jordan Men's Jordan Super.Fly Team Slide 2 Grpc Sandal: Massive newFranco Sarto Christoff Tall Boots,Black Vintage Bruno Magli Couture Shoes // Size 37 // Made In Italy,Shoes SERGIO BARDI - Carentino SS127345618GM 610 - Heels - Low shoes - Women's shoes,Jordan Girls True Flight GPMen/Women:Aftershock Lindsy Heels | Women's Shoes | Aftershock London:Your Choice,GANT BARI - Trainers - kalamata green,Etnies METAL MULISHA FADER 2 - Skate shoes - charcoal,Man/Woman:Converse Chuck Taylor Ox Shoes Size:Modern Design,Mr/Ms:Giuseppe Zanotti Design Kent Loafers :speed refund,Catarina Martins Ankle Boot - Women Catarina Martins Ankle Boots online on Australia - 11510672SM,Nike Jordan Super.Fly 5 PONike Roshe Ld - 1000 Training Men's Shoes,Minnetonka Alpine Suede Sheepskin Moc Slippers,

Concussion background

Calvin Klein Gabrianna Pointed-Toe Kitten Pumps, 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

Material & care

Upper materialImitation leather/ textile




Padding typeCold padding

FabricFaux leather


Shoe tipRound

Shoe fastenerLaces


Article numberLA212O02D-A11

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

Dubarry Womens Country Boots Glanmire Walnut Brown 41,Gentlemen/Ladies:Keen Kids Kootenay II WP (Toddler/Little Kid): Selling New Products,Nike Jordan Men's Jordan Trainer 2 Flyknit Training Shoe,Gentlemen/Ladies : NIKE Buty Damskie Air Jordan 1 Retro Low NS : good design,M&F Western Kids Rhett (Toddler)Asics Men's Gel-Venture 6 Black / Dark Grey Feather Ankle-High Running Shoe - 8M,Katy Perry The Celina Face Metallic Block Heel Suede Pumps,Shop Men's Durango Boot DDB0081 12in Mustang Western Square Toe Boot Black/Brown Leather - - 11490491,Gianni Gregori® Ankle Boot - Women Gianni Gregori® Ankle Boots online on Australia - 11513897ET,Giuseppe Zanotti Design Julio Derbies,Gentlemen/Ladies:Puma-select Basket Platform Euphoria Rg: Have good goods,Shop Nike Jordan Men's Jordan Grind Training Shoe - - 20508257Bedroom Decor, Bed Side Table, Nightstand Organize, Shoe Storage, Bedroom Storage,Shoes TAMARIS - 1-22431-29 Black 001 - Heels - Low shoes - Women's shoes,Men's Rocky Endeavor Point Hiking Sandal,Gentleman/Lady:Bogs Sidney Cravat : Hot sale in season,Shop Primigi Girls Zenda Stretch Fashion Boots - - 14430561Cantarelli Ankle Boot - Women Cantarelli Ankle Boots online on United Kingdom - 11516820UGLacoste EXPLORATEUR - Trainers - black/brown,Man's/Woman's:Just Cavalli High-top trainers - white:Wear-resist,Nike Jordan Eclipse Basketball Men's Shoes Size,Peal & Co made in England for Brooks Brothers brown leather cap toe oxford dress shoes,Shoes GINO ROSSI - DCH951-AP7-4900-9900-0 99 - Heels - Low shoes - Women's shoesBorn Temple Distressed Suede BootiesMan's/Woman's:Dolce Vita Coltyn:Year End Bargain Sale,Giancarlo Paoli Ankle Boot - Women Giancarlo Paoli Ankle Boots online on United Kingdom - 11509210RM,Grubs Womens Wellington Boots Rainline Navy 7,Man/Woman:Keen Terradora Leather Mid Waterproof: Comfortable feel,Nike Jordan Men's Jordan Reveal Basketball Shoe,Gentleman/Lady-NIKE Damskie Buty Jordan AJ1 Sage XX- Beautiful Color,


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

Mr/Ms:Dr. Martens 1460 :Preferred Boutique,

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.