St. Paul Rejects Riddell’s Concussion Suit Coverage Claims

Law360, New York (August 29, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT) -- St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. sued Riddell Inc. in Illinois federal court Wednesday, seeking to avoid providing coverage for a series of lawsuits brought by former NFL players claiming they sustained neurological injuries from defective Riddell helmets.

The insurer is seeking a declaration that a products exclusion in its policy with Riddell means the helmet maker has no right to the indemnification it is demanding for numerous concussion suits brought against it, including a massive Pennsylvania MDL combining more than 80 suits brought by...
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