NHL Settles Concussion Lawsuit with Former Players, Doesn't Acknowledge Any Liability

November 12, 2018
ABC News

The National Hockey League has agreed to pay $19-million to settle lawsuits brought by former players, including more than a dozen from Minnesota, who accused the league of down-playing the risks of concussions and head injuries over several decades, the league announced Monday morning.

In a release, a league spokesperson wrote, “it is in the parties’ respective best interests to receive the benefits of the settlement and to avoid the burden, risk and expense of further litigation.”

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