NFL Head Injury Suits Remain In Calif. Federal Court

Law360, Los Angeles (December 5, 2011, 8:24 PM EST) -- A California federal judge refused Monday to remand to California state court three lawsuits claiming the National Football League and helmet-maker Riddell Inc. failed to protect players from the long-term risks of concussions, the same day 12 former players filed a similar suit in New Jersey.


U.S. District Judge Manuel Real ruled Monday that three lawsuits filed in California state court by dozens of former NFL players and their wives accusing the NFL of negligence and fraud in their handling of concussion risks should remain...
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