Ill. High School Assoc. Faces First Concussion Class Action

By Sindhu Sundar (December 1, 2014, 7:20 PM EST) -- An Illinois high school association became the first on Saturday to be hit with a proposed class action over concussions in high school football, when a former player at one of its member schools claimed he developed health problems, including memory loss, because of injuries allegedly sustained playing high school football.

In a suit filed in Illinois state court, Daniel Bukal, who played for the Notre Dame College Prep school for four years until 2003, targeted the Illinois High School Association for allegedly failing to have policies in place that would have minimized the kind of concussion injuries he claimed he...

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