Calif. Ruling May Boost NFL's Shot At Concussion Coverage

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 9:12 PM EDT) -- The National Football League sued dozens of insurers Wednesday to score coverage for lawsuits more than 3,000 football players brought over brain injuries — a dispute the league will fight to keep in California, experts say, especially on the heels of the California Supreme Court's recent pro-policyholder ruling on coverage for long-tail claims.

The NFL asked the Los Angeles County Court to determine the obligations of roughly 30 insurers to cover the league against 140 lawsuits claiming it negligently failed to protect football players from long-term...
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