Stanford Track Star Drops Concussion Suit Against NCAA
By Greg Ryan
Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 7:20 PM ET) -- A Stanford University track and field star who had been the first active Division I-A athlete to sue the NCAA over its handling of concussions dropped her proposed class action in Illinois federal court Friday over concerns about her role as class representative.
All-American Jessica Tonn, a senior on the track team, brought suit against the NCAA on Wednesday, claiming she suffered a head injury and was in need of medical monitoring. She alleged the NCAA has failed to fulfill its obligation to protect student-athletes from...