Valentino Garavani Garavani Valentino Free Rockstud Spike Shoes c5ecaf

Valentino Garavani Garavani Valentino Free Rockstud Spike Shoes c5ecaf
Fratelli Rossetti Loafers - Women Fratelli Rossetti Loafers online on Canada - 11550350QA,
Guess Mules - Women Guess Mules online on Canada - 11404589KB,

Valentino Garavani Garavani Valentino Free Rockstud Spike Shoes c5ecaf

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Nike Air Max Prime SL Trainers by Nike:Man/Woman: Modern And Elegant, 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”).

 

Stella Mccartney Mules - Women Stella Mccartney Mules online on Australia - 11506559HH,Nike SF Air Force 1 Hi Green,Tod's Loafers - Women Tod's Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11568823RCShoes For Crews (Europe) Wes - 6,Santoni Mules - Women Santoni Mules online on Australia - 11387580NG,Vans Classic Slip On HULK CHECKERBOARD MARVELPas De Rouge Loafers - Women Pas De Rouge Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11510944TUEscada Sport Loafers - Women Escada Sport Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11556387EK,Spartoo.co.uk Vagabond AMINA women's Mid Boots in BrownRed Creatyve Loafers - Women Red Creatyve Loafers online on Australia - 11535353UU,Coliac Martina Grasselli Loafers - Women Coliac Martina Grasselli Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11567561QUPoesie Veneziane Loafers - Women Poesie Veneziane Loafers online on Canada - 11514987EK,Nike White/Yellow/Blue/Black Jordans Sneakers Size US 7 Regular (M, B),New Balance 'MLAZR' Running Trainers by New BalanceIxos Loafers - Women Ixos Loafers online on Canada - 11540940IMHugo - Hugo Boss Boheme_cheb_lt Black, Shoes, Boots & Chelseas, Chelsea Boots, Grey, Male, 44,Adidas Performance Terrex Trailmaker Outdoor Shoes by adidas Performance,Gianna Meliani Loafers - Women Gianna Meliani Loafers online on Canada - 11507179XW,Nina 'Amabel' High Heel Sandals by Nina,Triver Flight Loafers - Women Triver Flight Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11315526BBF.Lli Bruglia Loafers - Women F.Lli Bruglia Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11518571PW,Maritan G Loafers - Women Maritan G Loafers online on Australia - 11503560PR,Bugatti Patterned Ankle Boots by Bugatti:Men/Women: explosion table,Vic Matiē Loafers - Women Vic Matiē Loafers online on Canada - 11553915SH,F.Lli Bruglia Loafers - Women F.Lli Bruglia Loafers online on Australia - 11518306XN,Men/Women : Nike Air Max 1 GS - Blauw : International Big Name,Mina Buenos Aires Loafers - Women Mina Buenos Aires Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11509025WC,Suecomma Bonnie Loafers - Women Suecomma Bonnie Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11559131TU,

Concussion background

Gentleman/Lady < Nike Wmns Internationalist - Zwart < Attractive Look, 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

Dr Martens Laura Chelsea Dk Brown, Shoes, Boots & Chelseas, Chelsea Boots, Brown, Female, 42,Adidas Porsche Design Sport Mens UltraBOOST Neutral Running Shoes Core Black/Utility Black/Core Black,Pretty Ballerinas Loafers - Women Pretty Ballerinas Loafers online on Australia - 11529333NPRas Loafers - Women Ras Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11572620IB,Baldinini Trend Mules - Women Baldinini Trend Mules online on Australia - 11406890QUPantofola d'Oro Vasto Uomo Low Pumps by Pantofola d'Oro:Men's/Women's: Complete specifications,Cole Haan Red Embossed All Leather Foot Strap Nikeair Soles Stack Wood Heels Peep Toe Pumps Size US 8.5 Regular (M, B)19.00 Nike Air Huarache - Black,Rieker Plus Size Rieker Gemstone Studded Mules in Gold Colour size 7Ulle Ulle Original Black Melange, Shoes, Sandals & Slippers, Slippers, Black, Unisex, 45,Coliac Martina Grasselli Loafers - Women Coliac Martina Grasselli Loafers online on Canada - 11507339JI,Marie Elodie Loafers - Women Marie Elodie Loafers online on Australia - 11545399LVStrategia Loafers - Women Strategia Loafers online on Australia - 11298860WC,Arizona Multi-Strap Detailed Ankle Boots By Arizona-Man/Woman- Practical and Economic,SELECTED Suede - Espadrilles Women Beige (37)/Men's/Women's/Complete specifications,Asics Gel-Task 2 Mens Indoor Court Shoes - 7.5 UKRick Owens Birkenstock Grey Pony Hair Madrid Sandals,Salomon X ULTRA PRIME CS WP women's Sports Trainers (Shoes) in Grey,Rieker Sporty Mule Sandals by Rieker,Maria Cristina Loafers - Women Maria Cristina Loafers online on Canada - 11523673CR,Loretta Pettinari Loafers - Women Loretta Pettinari Loafers online on Canada - 11565416QP,Marsèll Mules - Women Marsèll Mules online on Canada - 11551597MFReebok 'Yourflex Train 10' Trainers by Reebok-Man/Woman- Quality Product,Nike Zoom Sneakers Size US 9 Regular (M, B),Melissa Women's Cosmic Cross Flatform Sandals - Blush - UK 5 - Pink,Adidas 3MC Skate Shoes white/white/gold metallic,PLDM by Palladium CARTHY CMR women's High Boots in Black,Seboy's Loafers - Women Seboy's Loafers online on Canada - 11502708QI,George J. Love Loafers - Women George J. Love Loafers online on Canada - 11541632QP,Marni Loafers - Women Marni Loafers online on Canada - 11359265JO,

 

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

Merrell Avalaunch Tough Mudder Ladies Running Shoes - 7.5 UK,

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.