Riddell, NCAA Face New Football Concussion Class Action
By Greg Ryan
Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 5:09 PM ET) -- Riddell Inc. and the NCAA were hit with a proposed class action in Indiana on Wednesday claiming they failed to protect football players from the effects of concussions, the first time the helmet manufacturer has been targeted by college players in such a suit.
The lawsuit is at least the third proposed class action to be filed against the NCAA over its handling of concussions. The plaintiffs in the first-filed suit, known as the Arrington case, are currently seeking to dismiss a later-filed action, known as...