21 Former NHL Players File Proposed Class Suit Against NHL
(August 22, 2016, 2:41 PM EDT) -- MINNEAPOLIS — A group of 21 former National Hockey League (NHL) players on Aug. 9 sued the league in federal court in Minnesota, claiming that they were not warned about the dangers of concussions and how those concussions would impact them later in life (Darren Veitch, et al. v. National Hockey League, et al., No. 0:16-cv-02683, D. Minn.).
(Complaint available. Document #77-160824-002C.)
Lead plaintiff Darren Veitch and the other players sued the league and its board of governors in the U.S. District Court for the District...