NFL Player Wins $5M From Supplement Co.

Law360, New York (June 20, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT) -- A St. Louis Rams linebacker won a $5.4 million judgment Friday in Missouri against a supplement provider that allegedly sold him a product he did not know contained steroids, the largest-ever award in a contaminated-supplement case, according to his attorney.

U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel ruled David Vobora was entitled to an award from Anti-Steroid Program LLC, which does business as SWATS, for the four-game suspension, loss of income and damage to reputation that resulted from his purportedly unknowing use of a substance banned by...
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