Pregame Analysis Of Pending NFL Head Trauma Litigation

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 1:23 PM EST) -- In the legal equivalent of an all-out blitz, multiple lawsuits were recently filed against the National Football League (NFL) in Atlanta, Miami and New York federal courts.

Plaintiffs, all retired players, claim neuropsychological damages caused by head traumas sustained during their professional playing years. Part of the tort is alleged negligence: They assert that the NFL intentionally withheld knowledge of the long-term effects of concussion on cognition, personality and neurological health.

Those following this case should expect a prominent public display of a number of modern...
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