FIFA Avoids Concussions - For Now

– Law360

Amid its well-publicized legal woes, the Federation Internationale De Football Association recently dodged a legal bullet when, on July 16, 2015, it was dismissed with prejudice from a lawsuit, involving safety issues surrounding concussions in soccer, filed in federal court in the Northern District of California (Rachel Mehr et al. v. FIFA; the United States Soccer Federation Inc.; US Youth Soccer Association Inc.; American Youth Soccer Organization; National Association of Competitive Soccer Clubs Inc. d/b/a/ US Club Soccer; and California Youth Soccer Association, Case No. 14-cv-3879-PJH).

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