Panel consolidates three lawsuits
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota.
A special panel assigned the cases Tuesday to U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson of St. Paul.
The order says Minnesota provides a central location for parties and witnesses, including those from Canada. It consolidates lawsuits filed by over 200 former players in Minnesota, New York and Washington. It notes ...
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