NCAA To Mediate With 2nd Group Of Concussion Plaintiffs

Law360, Chicago (October 21, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT) -- The NCAA has agreed to enter mediation with a second group of class action plaintiffs who are suing the organization for allegedly failing to protect student-athletes from the effects of concussions, according to a Friday filing in Tennessee federal court.

The plaintiffs, led by former University of Tennessee defensive end Chris Walker, and the NCAA revealed in a joint motion that they are set for mediation on Feb. 18 before former U.S. District Judge Layn Phillips — the same mediator who brokered the NFL’s $765 million...
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