NHL concussion settlement: Six things to know about tentative lawsuit resolution for ex-players

November 12, 2018
CBS Sports

The concussion lawsuit involving more than 100 former NHL players and the league reached a tentative agreement on Monday, meaning the NHL will pay out millions of dollars as the result of head injuries and their lingering effects on players. The case, which was consolidated in federal court in Minnesota, had been in mediation for months before an agreement was reached. 

The language involved in court proceedings and lawsuit documents can often be tough to comprehend, so here's a simple breakdown and explainer for anyone looking to digest the case and its resolution.

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