Ex-Bears QB Latest To File NFL Concussion Suit

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 1:23 PM EST) -- Former Chicago Bears quarterback Robert “Bobby” Douglass on Monday launched the latest negligence suit against the National Football League Inc. over the brain damage he allegedly developed from concussive head injuries he sustained during his decade-long NFL career. 

In a complaint filed in Illinois state court, Douglass, 66, accused the NFL and helmet maker Riddell Inc. — another target of several similar suits by former NFL players — of negligence in failing to warn players including him of the risk of concussions from playing the sport,...
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