Ohio Justices Save Notre Dame Player's Brain Damage Claims

Law360 (October 31, 2018, 4:36 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled Wednesday that a former Notre Dame football player's claims against the school and the NCAA for a "latent" brain injury stemming from when he played football can go forward, saying the statute of limitations was triggered when he learned of the brain injury in 2012, not when he suffered blows to the head in college in the 1970s.

In a majority opinion, Justice Judith L. French wrote that while Steven Schmitz sustained impacts to the head and experienced concussion symptoms such as disorientation during his playing days, according to the complaint, he was unaware of...

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