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Schutt Challenges STAR Rating System for Football Helmets

(Editor’s note: a more extensive story of this will appear in the August 2012 Concussion Litigation Reporter) Schutt Sports, the world’s largest maker of helmets and faceguards, has challenged the STAR rating system for football helmets developed by Virginia Tech University. According to Schutt, the study does not take into consideration a multitude of significant…
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Industry Overseer Warns of False Claims by Makers of Concussion Equipment and Products

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) has issued a warning to athletes and parents of athletes to thoroughly understand the extent of protection provided by – or not provided by – athletic equipment worn while playing sports. The warning was issued to counter claims made by several companies that make products…
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Moon Says He Has Not Been Approached by a Firm to Sue NFL; There May Be a Reason

With more than 2,000 former NFL football players represented in lawsuits against the league over the concussions they suffered during their playing days, It seems unfathomable that a Hall of Fame quarterback like Warren Moon has not been approached by an attorney to be a plaintiff. But that is what Moon claimed in an interview…
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