July 8, 2015
In the Law360 articles,“Riddell Says 4th Circ. Ruling Blocks Suit Over Helmet Ads” and "Riddell Turns To 4th Circ. Ruling Again To Evade Helmet Suit,“ partners Joseph A. Boyle and Michael C. Lynch and associate James B. Saylor are mentioned as counsel to Riddell Inc. Riddell has asked federal courts in West Virginia and New Jersey to dismiss a class action lawsuit arguing that the plaintiffs’ false advertising claims over the safety benefits of Riddell football helmets were invalid saying, “The Fourth Circuit found that a plaintiff cannot cast aside a supporting study and claim advertising statements are false on the grounds that the overwhelming weight of high quality, credible and reliable studies are contrary to the supporting study.”
To read the full article on the West Virginia case, please click here and to read the article reporting on the New Jersey case, please click here. Access may require subscription.