Ex-NCAA Players Take Page From NFL Concussion Suit

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 7:39 PM ET) -- Former college athletes have amended their proposed class action in Illinois claiming the NCAA failed to protect them from concussions, borrowing language from NFL players' concussion complaint in a bid to show the college organization promised to protect players' health.

The plaintiffs also added two claims for breach of express contract and a breach of implied contract to a second amended complaint filed in federal court Wednesday. They maintained their claims for fraudulent concealment, negligence, medical monitoring and unjust enrichment.

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Case Title

Arrington v. National Collegiate Athletic Association et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-06356

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

360(P.I.: Other)

Judge

Honorable Blanche M. Manning

Date Filed

September 12, 2011

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