Art Monk is lead plaintiff in another concussion lawsuit against the NFL
Washington Redskins Hall of Fame wide receiver Art Monk has joined the growing group of former NFL players to sue the league for allegedly failing to protect them against the impact of concussions suffered during their playing careers.
Monk, who spent 14 of his 16 pro seasons with the Redskins, is the lead plantiff in a suit filed last week in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Monk and 62 others also filed suit against helmet manufacturer Riddell, Inc. Monk suffers “short term memory loss, headaches and speech difficulties” as a result of concussions suffered during his career, according to his lawsuit.
The league responded in a written statement that it “has long made player safety a priority and continues to do so. Any allegation that the NFL intentionally sought to mislead players has no merit. It stands in contrast to the league’s actions to better protect players
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