• Jahvid Best suing NFL, Riddell over concussions

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jan 28, 2014
    Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the National Football League, helmet maker Riddell and Easton-Bell Sports over concussions, filing the lawsuit Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Circuit Court. Former Lions running back Jahvid Best has filed a lawsuit against the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell in Wayne County Circuit Court, according to reports. Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best’s career ended prematurely due to head injuries. Best suffered three concussions with the Lions after being drafted in the first round in 2010. Schnitzer said after Best suffered two concussions as a running back at Cal, the NFL still allowed him to become a draft pick. Best is seeking damages, both economic and non-economic, from the NFL, arguing the league did not do enough to protect players from head injuries despite having decades of evidence showing a connection between professional football and the injuries, according to a report.
    • Reports: Former Lions RB Jahvid Best sues NFL, helmet maker for injuries

      Former Lions running back Jahvid Best has filed a lawsuit against the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell in Wayne County Circuit Court, according to reports.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Ex-Lions RB Best suing NFL, helmet maker

      Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the National Football League, helmet maker Riddell and Easton-Bell Sports, filing the lawsuit Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Circuit Court.
      Source: ESPN.com

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