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Helmet Maker Says Players' Own Claims Nix Concussion Suit

Law360, New York (October 19, 2017, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Sports equipment company Riddell Inc. argued Wednesday it shouldn’t have to face allegations made by a putative class of former high school football players who say the helmet maker is responsible for long-term brain injuries, arguing the plaintiffs' "contradictory" claims do not make a clear argument about the efficacy of helmets.

Riddell, which is a subsidiary of BRG Sports Inc., is looking to dismiss claims that the company’s alleged negligence, failure to warn and design defects caused the athletes' current long-term brain and neurocognitive injuries. In...
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Case Information

Case Title

Baker et al v. BRG Sports, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

July 31, 2017

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