Latent Onset Of CTE Doesn't Stop Claims, Ohio Justices Hear

Law360 (April 11, 2018, 6:15 PM EDT) -- An attorney for a deceased former University of Notre Dame football player told the Ohio Supreme Court during a hearing Wednesday that CTE is “the signature latent disease in football,” urging the justices to keep alive the player’s claims against the school and the NCAA despite last playing football nearly 40 years ago.

Steven Schmitz, who played for the Fighting Irish from 1974 to 1978, and his wife are seeking to recover from negligence and fraud claims brought in 2014 against Notre Dame and the National...
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