Amended settlement in suit over concussions brought by former Eastern Illinois University football player calls for program to monitor college athletes

Source Chicago Tribune
Original Load Date Aug. 13, 2019, 7:01 p.m.
Last Updated Aug. 13, 2019, 7:01 p.m.
Original URL http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-ncaa-concussion-court-settlement-20190813-piqmtzelffgypjanvjaftwp364-story.html

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A federal judge has approved an amended settlement in a class-action concussion lawsuit against the NCAA that will establish a 50-year medical-monitoring program for college athletes. The settlement was announced Monday by Hagens Berman, the law firm representing the plaintiffs. The case originated...