A Marathon, Not a Sprint: NCAA Concussion Settlement Revised Again
A long awaited settlement for NCAA concussion litigation has been revised, once again. The NCAA released the proposal in an effort to address shortfalls in previous settlement plans.1
The revised settlement, if approved by the court, provides injured student-athletes the option to sue their individual colleges, but only on behalf of players of a single sport. Additionally, the proposal removes a provision that would allow the administrator handling medical monitoring claims to pursue reimbursement from former athletes’ private insurers. The NCAA and lead plaintiffs agreed to the proposed settlement on Friday, May 20, 2016.
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- Tags: American Football | Athlete Welfare | Governance | National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) | Regulation | United States of America (USA)
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