Ex-Chiefs Seek To Keep Concussion Suit Out Of NFL Litigation

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 6:39 PM EST) -- Former members of the Kansas City Chiefs contended Tuesday that their concussion lawsuit against the team should be kept separate from multidistrict litigation against the NFL, saying it centers on a Missouri workers' compensation law not at issue in the NFL suits.

The suit, filed by a group of ex-Chiefs players in December, was the first to target an NFL team, rather than the NFL itself, over concussions. The plaintiffs claim that the Chiefs organization knew or should have known that concussions sustained on the playing...
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