Injunction Extended in NFL Players' Suit Over Pills

Law360, New York (December 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has ruled that the National Football League cannot ban five players from games until a full hearing can be held on a suit brought by the NFL union that claims the league failed to warn its athletes about a harmful diuretic in recently recalled diet pills.

In an order signed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Judge Paul A. Magnuson extended a preliminary injunction that enjoins the NFL and its management from preventing five players from participating in...
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