Judge denies NHL’s motion to dismiss concussion suit
The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries has been denied by a United States District Judge in Minnesota.
Click here to read the full ruling by Judge Susan Nelson, who found all three of the NHL’s arguments for dismissal to be insufficient.
Here’s the summary:
This, of course, does not mean that NHL has lost the case. Rather, the judge has only ruled that the case should be allowed to proceed.
Also, via ESPN’s Katie Strang:
No ruling yet, however, on league's second motion for dismissal based on labor law preemption. Unclear when that ruling will come— Katie Strang (@KatieJStrang) March 25, 2015