Family of Steve Montador Sues the NHL Due to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Family of Steve Montador Sues the NHL Due to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

According to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by lawyers for a professional athlete, his family claims that the National Hockey League’s encouragement of on-ice fights induced Steve Montador to continue behaviors that ultimately led to his death.

When a scan of this career hockey player’s brain revealed he suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the NHL and the NHL Board of Governors. Montador, a former hockey player with the Blackhawks, was found dead in his home almost a year ago.    Continue Reading

10 Minutes With: Personal Injury Paralegal Mary Rivera

10 Minutes With: Personal Injury Paralegal Mary Rivera

Personal Injury Paralegal MARY RIVERA

Years of Professional Service: 13

Most Enviable Quality: Empathy

Daily Focus: Clients

Q: How long have you worked at Badgley Law Group?

About a year and a half.

Q: How do you spend your work day?

Most of the time I’m in the office, although occasionally I love meeting with clients outside of the office.  My work day consists of meeting with clients, talking or corresponding with medical experts to get information for cases, researching and summarizing cases and medical records.    Continue Reading