NCAA Negotiating With Some Injured Ex-Student-Athletes

Law360, Chicago (November 30, 2016, 6:52 PM EST) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Wednesday that it has entered mediation with some former student-athletes who blame the association for college-era injuries and object to a $75 million deal they say won’t cover medical expenses incurred treating head injuries stemming from their playing days.

Attorneys to the disputes didn’t say how far along discussions were but asked U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee for the opportunity to sit down at the bargaining table before he makes any further decisions about what to do with the personal injury claims.

Attorney Elizabeth Fegan, who helped negotiate an earlier $75 million settlement with...

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