Conversation about Sports Concussions Focuses on Safety Equipment

In a previous post, we shared with you that various NFL players are suing the league and helmet maker Riddell for alleged negligence. The plaintiffs claim that, as players whose health was at risk, they should have been better informed about the actual danger of concussions.

Such knowledge, they believe, could have prevented them from sustaining further brain injury that's left many of them permanently affected. A meeting took place last week involving lawmakers and medical professionals that focused not on league officials but safety equipment and the marketing that gets such equipment on the fields.

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