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USC Settles Ex-Football Player's Pain Med Suit At 11th Hour

Law360, Los Angeles (April 1, 2015, 5:03 PM EDT) -- The University of Southern California has settled allegations by a former Trojan football player that a team doctor negligently administered a painkiller that gave him a heart attack, the parties revealed Wednesday, just days before the trial was scheduled to begin.

Plaintiff Armond Armstead had alleged USC, its University Park Health Center and Dr. James Tibone administered the painkiller Toradol to Armstead in a breach of the standard of care, and the case was slated to head to a jury trial on Monday, April 6....
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