NHL called the ‘new league of denial’ in concussion case hearing

March 28, 2018

With their final chance to argue that the National Hockey League concussion lawsuit should be a class action, lawyers for the former players spotlighted a years-long email trail they said proves the league is willfully negligent with its approach to head injuries.

The NHL fired back during the March 16 hearing in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, trying to sow seeds of doubt in the mind of Judge Susan Nelson by making the case that the there is still no certainty that concussions definitively cause long-term brain diseases.

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