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New York’s Attorney General Tells Consumers Not to Fall for Football Helmet Manufacturers’ Claims of Reducing the Risk of Concussion; Parker Waichman LLP Responds
Date:9/6/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) September 06, 2013

Parker Waichman LLP, which evaluates personal injury lawsuits on an ongoing basis, takes note of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s recent comments about football helmet safety and the dangers of concussion as they relate to children who engage in the sport. Noting that a key concern of his office is “[e]nsuring that manufacturers don’t mislead the public and endanger young New Yorkers,” he said in the statement: “Remember that no helmet can prevent a concussion. Claims or representations that a particular helmet is anti-concussive or concussion-proof can be misleading and even dangerous. Reliance on promotional claims about this technology may give players and parents a false sense of security, which could lead a player to taking more risks.”

Currently no helmet safety standards are concussion-specific, according to the attorney general. Football helmet performance standards are voluntary and were created by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE). These standards were designed to prevent skull fractures and do not address the risk of concussion, according to the statement.

Some manufacturers are promoting after-market “add-ons” to helmets that are claimed to reduce the chances of a player getting a concussion, the attorney general states. Such tertiary items include liners, padding, bumpers, pads and other enhancements. However, as the attorney general also noted, earlier this year, on August 7, 2013, NOCSAE issued a statement to remind leagues, coaches and parents that “regardless of the truth of such claims, devices that attach to the outside of the helmet change the model, by definition, an
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