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Aaron Hernandez’s Consortium Suit Added to Multidistrict Litigation

On February 5, 2018, a suit brought by Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, the fiancée of the late New England Patriots tight end Arron Hernandez, on behalf of Mr. Hernandez’s daughter, Avielle Hernandez, was added to ongoing multidistrict litigation against the NFL. As we have continuously covered, Jenkins-Hernandez has tried to remand her suit from federal court to Massachusetts state court. She originally filed her suit in Massachusetts state court, but the NFL removed the suit to federal court. However, back in late January 2018, U.S. District…

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Family of Aaron Hernandez Hits NFL and Patriots with Lawsuit After CTE Diagnosis

On September 21, 2017, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, as guardian of Avielle Hernandez, who is four-years-old and Aaron Hernandez’s daughter, filed a lawsuit against the NFL and the New England Patriots for their negligence that caused Aaron Hernandez to develop a severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The lawsuit seeks damages for the loss of parental consortium, alleging that the NFL’s and the Patriots’ conduct cost Hernandez’s daughter his love and affection. In a civil cover sheet for the suit the damages demanded was $20…

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