Student Well-Being

Jury Exonerates Riddell From Blame in Student’s Football-Injury Lawsuit

By Bryan Toporek — March 25, 2014 1 min read

A Los Angeles jury last week found football-helmet maker Riddell not responsible for a head injury suffered by a former student-athlete while wearing one of the company’s helmets.

Edward Acuna, a former Garey High School (Pomona, Calif.) student, sustained a helmet-to-helmet hit in the fall of 2009 that left him partially paralyzed, according to the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.