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Jury: Riddell not liable for injury

Updated: March 21, 2014, 12:20 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles jury has decided helmet maker Riddell Inc. isn't liable for the severe brain injury of a high school football player who suffered a helmet-to-helmet hit during a game.

The Los Angeles Times reports the jury deliberated for less than 30 minutes before deciding that the Riddell Revolution helmet he was wearing could not have been expected to prevent Edward Acuna's injury. He was left partially paralyzed and brain damaged.

Acuna was 17 when was hit on the ...

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