NFL Appeals Injunction In Players' Suit Over Diet Pills

Law360, New York (December 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The National Football League has appealed a federal court's decision to extend a preliminary injunction barring the league from suspending five players, in a suit brought by the NFL union that claims the NFL failed to warn its athletes about a harmful diuretic in recently recalled diet pills.

In a notice filed Dec. 22 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the NFL informed the court that it had appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals to the Eighth Circuit several orders that...
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