Judge Reverses Order, Puts Helmet Manufacturers Back In NFL MDL

Mealey's (February 9, 2016, 2:34 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Without explanation, the judge overseeing the National Football League concussion multidistrict litigation on Jan. 27 vacated a Dec. 1 order that severed a group of helmet manufacturers from the MDL (In Re: National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation, No. 2:12-md-02323, E.D. Pa.).

(Jan. 27 order available. Document #77-160210-039R.)

The claims against the Riddell defendants — Riddell Inc., All-American Sports Corp., Riddell Sports Group Inc. Easton-Bell Sports Inc., Easton-Bell Sports LLC, EB Sports Corp. and RBG Holdings Corp. — were originally filed in 10...
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