Riddell Helmet Concussion Claims Poised To Move Forward

By Zachary Zagger (May 19, 2017, 3:44 PM EDT) -- After more than five years of the NFL concussion litigation, claims against football helmet maker Riddell may finally be moving forward after an order Thursday by the Pennsylvania federal court judge who has been overseeing the litigation.

U.S. District Judge Anita Brody issued a scheduling order laying out the path to begin litigating claims against the Riddell Inc. and its related defendants from a total of 95 personal injury suits going back to 2012 that have been pulled into the multidistrict NFL concussion litigation.

The claims have been lingering since the NFL reached a class settlement with the players in the...

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