Rugby-Another 55 amateur players join concussion lawsuit

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Reuters UK

By Lori Ewing MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Another 55 amateur rugby players who are suffering from neurological impairments joined the growing list of claimants in a class-action concussion lawsuit on Monday, claiming that the sport’s governing bodies failed to take reasonable action to protect them. London sports law firm Rylands Garth issued proceedings on behalf of the 55 players against World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), taking the number involved to 250 in the latest chapter in one of the sport’s biggest stories. “The players we represent love …

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