Gthl midget hockey law suit
Local hockey team faces lawsuit
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28 Jun Two sets of parents are suing the Greater Toronto Hockey League, one of its clubs and It's the first time parents in the GTHL have ever taken legal action against the league or “There are more threats than actual suits.” Besides the GTHL, Avalanche Minor Sports president Anthony Iantorno as well as.
Description:Local hockey team faces lawsuit News Jan 16, Mississauga News The Mississauga Senators and the Greater Toronto Hockey League GTHL are being sued by the family of a year-old boy who was left sprawled unconscious on the ice with a "concussion, a brain injury and lacerations to his head," after being checked from behind in a game. A lack of vigorous enforcement in minor hockey is to blame for a split second of on-ice terror that changed Elliot Park's life forever, his family alleges in a lawsuit. The teen's once promising scholastic and athletic future has been replaced with "pain and suffering," loss of future income and the chance at a hockey scholarship or career, hospitalizations, therapy, rehabilitation and other medical treatments, the statement alleges. The Greater Toronto Hockey League and the opponent's club, the Mississauga Senators of the GTHL, are also named as defendants for failing to take appropriate action against the checker's "aggressive propensities. GTHL records show Park's opponent had 11 checking-from-behind penalties between and , said John Gardner, president of the league. Gardner arrived at the rink that day moments after Park was sent into the boards.