Former NFL Players Sue Football Helmet Maker Riddell

Legal-Bay, a Law Cash Advance Firm, says that the former NFL players' lead lawyer has said that new evidence has been uncovered that indicates the company and the league knew more about the concussion risks than what had previously been disclosed.

Feb 18, 2016, 10:15 ET from Legal-Bay LLC

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that approximately 1,000 former NFL players are now suing football helmet maker Riddell, alleging the company knew about the concussion risks all along. According to The NY Post, the approximate 20,000 players who agreed to accept the $1 billion NFL Concussion settlement are still able to go after Riddell as well.

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Now, news has come out that the former NFL players' lead lawyer said that new evidence has recently been uncovered. The latest evidence allegedly indicates that "the company and the league knew more about the risks of concussions than has previously been disclosed." The article in the post tells of newly found documents. What exactly is in those documents, is not known at this time.

Riddell was the official helmet for the NFL from 1989 to 2014.

Legal-Bay, the leading NFL concussion funding firm, has secured millions of dollars to assist any retired players who are in need of lawsuit money or a lawsuit cash advance prior to receiving their ultimate settlement check. The company expects the NFL helmet suit to pick up speed, and they want to remind former players they are here to assist them. To learn more about Legal-Bay's NFL Concussion Lawsuit funding cases, feel free to visit:

Chris Janish, CEO of Legal-Bay, commented on the news, "Just as we were keenly involved in the NFL original concussion lawsuit from the onset, we are also now closely monitoring and considering lawsuit pre-settlement and settlement funding on the cases against the NFL and now Riddell."

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