Portis Leads 83 Players In NFL Concussion Suit In Miami

Law360, Miami (August 16, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT) -- Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida federal court by 84 former NFL players over the league's responsibility for head injuries suffered during their careers.

The suit, which was filed in Miami and also lists several players' spouses as plaintiffs, is the latest in a series of legal actions against the NFL claiming the league was negligent about player safety, or worse, acted to mislead players and cover up information about the links between repetitive...
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