NCAA Will Likely Face Over 200 New Concussion Suits

Law360 (January 25, 2019, 10:18 PM EST) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association is being hit with what could be more than 200 new concussion lawsuits by former college football players who are seeking to represent classes of players at hundreds of schools across multiple NCAA divisions, an attorney representing the players said.

The new suits allege that the NCAA was negligent in failing to take steps to protect college football players from the long-term brain damage caused by hits to the head while playing football, which is tied to brain conditions including memory loss, dementia, depression, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and Parkinson's disease.

While several suits were filed Friday...

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