Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/18/13
A lawyer brought in by Penn State to help resolve civil claims with former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse victims said Monday he expects 25 of 31 to be settled by the end of the week. Attorney Michael Rozen said ''the overwhelming majority'' of the eight young men who testified against Sandusky last year are among the 25. A 25-year-old man from suburban Philadelphia, a trial witness referred to as ''Victim 5,'' became the first to finalize a deal on Friday. Rozen said all of the deals include provisions to give the university the right to pursue claims against the university's insurer, The Second Mile charity founded by Sandusky and The Second Mile's insurer. Sandusky is serving a 30- to 60-year sentence in state prison for child sexual abuse. Witnesses testified that he met victims through The Second Mile, an organization established to help at-risk children that ran camps and offered other services. Rozen said the ''value'' of the claims depended in par...
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