JAGGAR Step Up Up Up Block Heel 8e7ff5

JAGGAR Step Up Up Up Block Heel 8e7ff5
Fratelli Rossetti Loafers - Women Fratelli Rossetti Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11550510PR,
Cafènoir Mules - Women Cafènoir Mules online on Canada - 11380498PF,

JAGGAR Step Up Up Up Block Heel 8e7ff5

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Tamaris High-Heeled Court Shoes by Tamaris-Men's/Women's- Negotiating, 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”).


Iris & Ink Loafers - Women Iris & Ink Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11553812FIBIANCO Metal Buckle Leather Loafers Women Black (36),SELECT SHOP LOWTEX | Global Market: NIKE AIR JORDAN 1 MID Nike Air Jordan 1 mid BLACK/VARSITY RED/YELLOW 554,724-076Anaki Loafers - Women Anaki Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11547645UL,Nike Yellow Livestrong Sneakers Size US 6 Regular (M, B)Gentleman/Lady: Nike Wmns Air Max 1 Premium - Zwart: old things in the south of the city,Rieker Chelsea Ankle Boots by Rieker-Gentlemen/Ladies-SuperiorAdidas Originals 'Munich' Trainers by adidas Originals:Men/Women: Complete specificationsLemaré Loafers - Women Lemaré Loafers online on Canada - 11532531NV,Hogan Loafers - Women Hogan Loafers online on Australia - 11274822GV,Dr Martens Flora Charro, Shoes, Boots & Chelseas, Tall Boots, Purple, Brown, Female, 42,Cole Haan Black + Nike Air Pumps Size US 5.5 Regular (M, B)Asics Gel Lyte III Blue,Puma 'Rebound Street v2 L' Trainers,Tommy Hilfiger Odette 18c Dusty Olive, Shoes, High boots & Booties, Short Wellies, Grey, Female, 41Vans Camden Stripe Mens Trainers,Rieker Nubuck Leather Rhinestone Sandals by RiekerAlberta Ferretti Mules - Women Alberta Ferretti Mules online on Australia - 11374509KR,HUGO FUTURISM HIGH TOP SNEAKER men's Shoes (High-top Trainers) in Grey,Bass Weejuns Women's Penny Leather Loafers - Wine - UK 3 - Burgundy,JACK & JONES Casual Sneakers Men Blue (41)/Man's/Woman's/People's borders,Spartoo.co.uk Philippe Model Paris Lakers Vintage white leather vintage sneaker with golden logo women's Shoes (Trainers) in WhiteFlogg Mules - Women Flogg Mules online on Canada - 11260772EN,Rieker Z4243-14 Pazifik, Shoes, Trainers & Sport Shoes , High-top Trainers, Black, Female, 39,Gordon & Bros Chelsea Boots By Gordon & Bros/Gentleman/Lady/To welcome,Nike Mens Air Max 95 SE,CONVERSE CT ALL STAR OX,Officine Creative Italia Loafers - Women Officine Creative Italia Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11333097RM,Hugo - Hugo Boss Appeal_derb_papo Black, Shoes, Flats, Dress Shoes, Grey, Black, Male, 46,Heine Plus Size Heine Fringe Sandals in Pink size 6.5

Concussion background

Man's/Woman's: Nike Mayfly Woven - Grijs: Preferred Boutique, 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

Ted Baker Sarpio Dark Blue, Shoes, Trainers & Sport Shoes , Low-top Trainers, Blue, Male, 43,Bianco Low Basic Sandal Black, Shoes, Heels, Low-heeled Sandals, Black, Female, 39,Twin-Set Simona Barbieri Loafers - Women Twin-Set Simona Barbieri Loafers online on Australia - 11529717FE,Rodo Loafers - Women Rodo Loafers online on Australia - 11575196VK,Gia Couture Mules - Women Gia Couture Mules online on Australia - 11460819TK,Tamaris Slingback Shoes by TamarisNike Green Sneakers Size US 8 Regular (M, B),Vivienne Westwood for Melissa Women's Lady Dragon 19 Heeled Sandals - Blush Pin,Heine Plus Size Heine Satin Flower Sandals in Blue size 7,Spartoo.co.uk Le Coq Sportif AGATE LO CVS METALLIC women's Shoes (Trainers) in Pink,Janet & Janet Loafers - Women Janet & Janet Loafers online on Australia - 11506076HS,Lemaré Loafers - Women Lemaré Loafers online on Canada - 11547367DV,Underground Loafers - Women Underground Loafers online on Canada - 11253633LARieker Reptile Look Sandals by RiekerMiss Sixty Loafers - Women Miss Sixty Loafers online on Australia - 11525359NQAvec Modération Loafers - Women Avec Modération Loafers online on Canada - 11565187SJChiara Ferragni Mules - Women Chiara Ferragni Mules online on Australia - 11554162RN,Gabor Suede Court Shoes by GaborVans Old Skool Skate Shoes (vansbuck) asphalt/blanc de blancLola Cruz High Heel Embellished Sandals by Lola Cruz,Vic Matiē Loafers - Women Vic Matiē Loafers online on Canada - 11503844WA,Proenza Schouler Loafers - Women Proenza Schouler Loafers online on Canada - 11542509DH,Newbark Loafers - Women Newbark Loafers online on Canada - 11394031XE,


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

Skechers Skech Air Extreme Mens Training Shoes - Black, 9.5 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.