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Thomas A. Demetrio Appointed Leadership Role in NHL Multidistrict Litigation

Corboy & Demetrio Founder Thomas A. Demetrio was appointed to the Plaintiff's Executive Committee by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Richard Nelson in Minnesota, which is overseeing individual lawsuits against the National Hockey League relating to head injuries.  In addition to this leadership role in the multi district litigation, Thomas represents the Estate of former New York Rangers hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard in litigation against the NHL alleging the league failed to monitor the prescription of drugs by team doctors that led to Boogaard's death.   Tom also represents the Estate of Steve Montador, the NHL player who died at the age of 35 after suffering multiple concussions and the effects of CTE.  In addition, Corboy & Demetrio represents Steve Ludzik, who played for the Chicago Blackhawks for eight seasons and coached the Tampa Bay Lightning, claiming repeated concussive injuries resulted in Parkinson’s disease. 

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Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nation’s premier law firms.  The personal injury law firm represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and is renowned for its achievements in the courtroom and for its contributions to the community.  The rights and concerns of its clients are at the core of Corboy & Demetrio’s practice.  That commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive have resulted in exceptional service and exceptional results for its clients.  The Chicago law firm has acquired more than $3 billion in settlements and verdicts and has attained almost 600 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million. To contact Tom Demetrio, call 312-346-3191 or toll free at 800-356-3191.  We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  For more information about our law firm go to

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