NFL Players Union Sues League Over Diet Pill

Law360, New York (December 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The union that represents all players in the National Football League has sued the league and its management for allegedly breaching their fiduciary duties in violation of a collective bargaining agreement after officials failed to warn the athletes that a recently recalled diet pill used by players contained a harmful diuretic.

In a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the National Football League Players Association claims the NFL and its management council misled the players and endangered their physical...
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