By Joyce Hanson (January 30, 2017, 7:33 PM EST) -- A New York state judge has denied the NFL's attempt to throw out the lone case of a player's death related to chronic traumatic encephalopathy to be tried outside of the league's multidistrict litigation, ruling that the statute of limitations hasn't passed.
Justice Manuel J. Mendez of the Supreme Court of New York State on Thursday dismissed the NFL's motion to dismiss the complaint filed by deceased player Arthur DeCarlo Sr.'s son, ruling he had sufficiently asserted his claims of fraud, concealment and negligence for the wrongful death suit to move forward.
"The date of Mr. DeCarlo's death is Dec. 21,...
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