NFL faces more suits for head injuries
Former quarterback Craig Morton, who led both the Cowboys and
Broncos to the Super Bowl in an 18-season career, is among former
players suing the NFL for not doing enough the prevent head
The federal lawsuit filed this week claims the NFL had medical
evidence of the toll head injuries take but “produced
industry-funded, biased, and falsified research.” It seeks
unspecified damages for Morton, 70.
Another 39 players, including former Pro Bowler Koren Robinson,
filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL and helmet maker Riddell
over concussions this week, seeking $75,000 each and a medical
monitoring program paid for by the NFL.
The NFL reached a $765 million settlement with former players
earlier this year.