NFL, Riddell Face New Claims Over Ex-Players' Head Injuries

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 1:46 PM EDT) -- The National Football League and helmet maker Riddell Inc. were hit with a suit from 63 former players and family members in California state court Thursday, joining more than 2,000 NFL veterans who claim the league ignored the risks of neurological damage caused by repeated head blows.

The retired players who have brought the most recent action claim they were not warned by the NFL or Riddell of the risk of long-term injury due to concussions caused by on-field activities, or that the league-approved equipment did...
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