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, Mass. (AP) Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends
to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related
lawsuits like one lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron
Hernandez have filed in Massachusetts against it and the NFL.

Des Plaines (dehz playnz), Illinois-based Riddell says it introduced helmets
designed to mitigate concussion risks more than 15 years ago.

Hernandez’s attorneys filed a federal lawsuit last month after Hernandez
killed himself in prison and an autopsy revealed he had chronic traumatic
encephalopathy (ehn-sehf-uh-LAH’-puh-thee) Derek
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, a brain disease found in people who’ve suffered
repetitive brain trauma such as concussions.

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The lawsuit was refiled Monday. It accuses the NFL of hiding the dangers of
football and names Riddell. It seeks damages for Hernandez’s daughter.

The NFL hasn’t responded to emails seeking comment.

The Patriots have been removed from the new lawsuit.

This story has been corrected to show that Riddell is based in Des Plaines,
Illinois Nate Solder Jersey ,
not Elyria, Ohio.

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