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Report: Boogaard’s Attorney Has New Evidence that Could Implicate League

The Canadian media outlet TSN has reported that the attorney representing Derek Boogaard has asked for an extension in his client’s concussion lawsuit against the National Hockey League because he wants to “introduce new evidence that he says will further prove that the league is responsible for Boogaard’s death.”hockey

TSN reported that lawyer Bill Gibbs wrote the letter on Aug. 4, 2015, Bill Gibbs, writing that “as document production and deposition testimony has developed in the NHL Concussion (case), (Boogaard’s) counsel has unearthed relevant … evidence related to the NHL’s duty to its players that was not previously available.”

 

 

He added that the “documents and testimony shed light on the NHL’s assumed responsibility for making the game safe for its players and its ability to act unilaterally to eliminate dangerous elements of professional hockey, However, I am barred from disclosing the identity of, or the contents of, these documents…”

For the full article, visit:

http://www.tsn.ca/lawyer-new-evidence-crucial-to-boogaard-case-against-nhl-1.347882

 

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