$20M Aaron Hernandez Suit Faces Hurdles, Attorneys Say

The family of deceased professional football player Aaron Hernandez filed a $20 million lawsuit against the National Football League and the New England Patriots in Boston federal court, but there's a chance the case may end up before the federal judge in Pennsylvania who is overseeing a nearly $1 billion settlement already in the works aimed at compensating former players for their brain injuries.

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  • Superior Court Rules Unlisted Resident Driver Exclusion Is OK

    By Max Mitchell

    A policy issued by Safe Auto Insurance Co. that excluded coverage for non-family members who live with the vehicle owner but were not specifically included in the policy is enforceable under the state's Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled.

  • Coach Not Liable for Student Football Player's Brain Injury

    By P.J. D'Annunzio

    A federal appeals court has ruled in the case of a student-football player who suffered a traumatic brain injury during practice that while there was evidence of state-created danger, the coach did not violate the student's constitutional rights.

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