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July 25, 2018

Ex-NHLers won’t appeal judgment in concussion case, lawyer says

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TSN – A lawyer for former players who have filed lawsuits against the National Hockey League said plaintiffs in the case would not appeal a judge’s July 13 decision to deny the players’ motion to proceed as a class action.

It will now be up to players to pursue their own claims against the league, said Michael Cashman, a Minnesota lawyer for former NHL players including Joe Murphy.

“There’s no more hiding in the back room,” Cashman said in an interview on Tuesday. “Players need to be aware that if they want to seek any relief they are going to have to file their own case.”

Read more at TSN.

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