NCAA Takes Another Swing At $75M Concussion Settlement

Law360, New York (May 23, 2016, 8:41 PM EDT) -- A revised settlement in the long-simmering dispute between the NCAA and some of its student-athletes would open the door for injured athletes to sue their colleges, according to a newly released proposal that aims to address shortfalls in the past $75 million settlement plan.

Both the National Collegiate Athletic Association and lead plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation against the association signed off on a second proposed settlement Friday that hopes to cure concerns expressed by U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee that a former $75 million plan would do away with otherwise-valid personal injury claims.

This new agreement would allow athletes to...

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