Ex-NFL Players Add Helmet Allegation To Concussion MDL

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 8:41 PM EDT) -- The former NFL players bringing multidistrict litigation in Pennsylvania federal court against the league and Riddell Inc. over concussions amended their complaint Tuesday to include the allegation that warnings on NFL helmets still do not adequately address the long-term effects of head injuries.

More than 2,000 NFL veterans filed an administrative master complaint in June that combined more than 80 suits into a multidistrict litigation, claiming the league deliberately and fraudulently ignored the risks of neurological damage caused by repeated blows to the head that the...
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