Former NFL Player Files Product Defect Suit Against Helmet Company

(July 8, 2016, 1:16 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A former National Football League (NFL) player sued a helmet maker in Illinois state court on July 7, claiming that the helmet maker led players to believe that their helmets would protect them from head injury (Paul Hornung, et al v. BRG Sports LLC, et al., No. 2016-L-006686, Ill. Cir., Cook Co.).

(Complaint available. Document #77-160713-018C.)

Paul Hornung and his wife, Angela, filed suit in the Cook County, Ill., Circuit Court against Riddell Sports Group Inc., Fenway Partners LLC, All American Sports Corp., Riddell...
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