Pop Warner Can’t Escape Youth Football Concussion Suit

Law360, New York (October 20, 2017, 9:29 PM EDT) -- Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc. shed part of a lawsuit Friday alleging it lacked procedures to protect young football players from head trauma, but will face parents' negligence and fraud claims on the grounds the nonprofit football group misrepresented its safety protocols.

California's U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez did not let the nonprofit off the hook, saying he agreed with the proposed class of parents that by failing to institute leaguewide guidelines, Pop Warner increased the risk of head injury to its youth players. The...
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Case Title

Kimberly Archie et al v. Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:16-cv-06603

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California Central

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

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Philip S. Gutierrez

Date Filed

September 1, 2016

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