NEW YORK - Plaintiffs' Counsel in the consolidated multi- district litigation In Re: National Hockey League Players' Concussion Injury Litigation, MDL, 14-2551 SJN, and the National Hockey League announced today that they have reached a tentative non-class settlement of the Litigation.
This tentative settlement was reached after months of Court-ordered mediation overseen by the Honorable Jeffrey J. Keyes (ret.).
The NHL does not acknowledge any liability for any of Plaintiffs' claims in these cases. However, the parties agree that the settlement is a fair and reasonable resolution and that it is in the parties' respective best interests to receive the benefits of the settlement and to avoid the burden, risk and expense of further litigation.
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