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‘Put on the Ice to Fight,’ Ex-NHL Enforcer Sues Former Team Over Head Injuries

(Editor’s Note: The following, written by journalist Mark Henricks, was one of nine articles to appear in CLR) Former longtime National Hockey League enforcer Mike Peluso has sued the New Jersey Nets team, former general manager and team doctors, alleging they conspired to conceal medical reports on the effects of a 1993 fight, causing him…
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In Case You Missed the October 2017 Concussion Litigation Reporter

Published four weeks ago, here’s the table of contents for October 2017 Concussion Litigation Reporter, here’s the Table of Contents of that issue, which, as always, features “timely reporting on developments and legal strategies at the intersection of sports and concussions—articles that benefit practicing attorneys who may be pursuing a claim or defending a client:”…
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Contact in Sports May Lead to Differences In The Brains Of Young, Healthy Athletes

People who play contact sports show changes to their brain structure and function, with sports that have greater risk of body contact showing greater effects on the brain, a new study has found. Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital performed preseason brain scans of 65 varsity athletes — 23 from collision sports (with routine, purposeful body-to-body…
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