Concussion in Court: A Review of the 2013 NHL and NFL Concussion Litigation in the United States

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The North American concussion saga took another litigious turn recently with the filing of class action litigation against the National Hockey League (NHL) by 10 players seeking compensation for concussive and sub- concussive injuries inflicted during their playing careers. This paper outlines the claims and highlights the delicate balance for sports governing bodies in managing the dynamics of collision sports, player health considerations and spectator demands.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalANZSLA Commentator
Publication statusPublished - 22 Dec 2013


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