Ex-College Head Coach Ducks Suit Over Football Player's Death

Law360, New York (February 23, 2014, 10:49 AM EST) -- The former head football coach at Frostburg State University ducked a suit Friday in Maryland state court by the parents of a football player who allegedly had died of head injuries from practice drills, who accused him and others of letting him practice despite his complaints of headaches.

Judge David A. Boyton dismissed claims against former head coach Thomas Rogish, who retired in November, along with  the intentional infliction of emotional distress and punitive damages claims assistant coach James Schumacher and assistant athletic trainer Michael Sweitzer...
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