NFL Can't Claim Calif. Residency In Brain-Injury Coverage Row

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday backed a decision to halt the California prong of the NFL's battle over insurance coverage for brain-injury claims brought by thousands of former players, saying the New York-headquartered league couldn't claim California residency.

The California Second Appellate District rejected the NFL’s argument that it is an unincorporated association that legally resides “wherever its member football clubs are located,” and that a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge therefore erred in November when he stayed the California suit in favor of a...
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