Fla. High Court To Tackle Nixed $10M Football Death Award

Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 7:04 PM EDT) -- The family of a University of Central Florida football player who died after a practice has asked the Florida Supreme Court to review an appellate court decision reversing a $10 million jury award to the family in its negligence suit against the school’s athletics association.

The family of Ereck Michael Plancher III, a 19-year-old wide receiver who collapsed and died in March 2008 after an off-season workout supervised by UCF football coaches, last week filed two notices to invoke discretionary jurisdiction with the state’s high court...
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