Helmet Makers Brace For Litigation Over Concussion Claims

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 5:43 PM EDT) -- A lawsuit against the NFL may be hogging the headlines now, but the future of concussion litigation will revolve more around false advertising actions against manufacturers of helmets and other athletic equipment, which continue to make questionable claims about the products' ability to reduce concussion risks, attorneys say.

Over the past decade, as physicians and scientists have learned more about the long-term effects of concussions, litigation stemming from head injuries has increased. In addition to the multidistrict litigation brought by NFL retirees against the league and...
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