Insurers, NFL Can Fight Concussion Suit Coverage In NY

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 4:14 PM EDT) -- The NFL and its insurers can square off in New York state court over insurance coverage for former players' head injury lawsuits, a judge ruled Friday, as attorneys said the underlying litigation had swelled to 6,000 plaintiffs and could easily cost $2.5 billion.

Judge Jeffrey K. Oing said in a bench ruling that there was no reason to toss the cases before him in favor of another in California state court even though it was filed first, rejecting the notion that a suit against helmet maker...
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