APNewsBreak: Judge OKs reworked NCAA concussions settlement

CHICAGO (AP) A federal judge in Chicago has given preliminary approval to a reworked head-injury settlement between former college athletes and the NCAA. U.S. District Judge John Lee said Tuesday his is giving his OK to a deal hammered out after he rejected the initial agreement in 2014. Lee praised the new deal for expanding plaintiffs to athletes from sports beyond football...
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January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

New settlement proposed in concussion lawsuit against NCAA

  There is a new proposed settlement in a head injury lawsuit against the NCAA brought by football players and other college athletes. Notice of a new deal came in filings in federal court in Chicago late Tuesday night. It's the second proposal in the case. U.S. District Judge John Lee rejected the initial settlement in December. The core of the new agreement is the same as the...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Basking in the Buckeye afterglow: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Wednesday, awaiters of next year. I hope that the glee from Ohio State’s victory over Oregon is still alive within you, and that yesterday’s work and/or school went by a little quicker for it. It was a fine win, a strong win, a forceful win, the total effects of which I may not be fully feeling just yet. We are proud to have produced some fine work on the Buckeyes, which...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

'Blind Side' Director in Talks to Direct Film About McDonald's

The rise of fast food giant McDonald's will soon be chronicled on the big screen, in a feature film titled The Founder. John Lee Hancock, one of Hollywood's most sought
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Judge rejects NCAA head injury settlement

CHICAGO -- A federal judge has rejected a proposed $75 million head injury settlement with the NCAA as too broad. U.S. District Judge John Lee in Chicago issued a 21-page ruling Wednesday denying preliminary approval. He did say the deal could be altered to address his concerns, which include the scope of the proposal. At an October hearing, he raised similar concerns, saying, '...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Judge has concerns about $75 million NCAA head injury settlement

CHICAGO -- The judge overseeing a proposed head injury settlement with the NCAA has concerns about the deal and is holding off on granting preliminary approval. U.S. District Judge John Lee told a Thursday hearing in Chicago he's worried about the vast scope of the $75 million agreement that offers medical tests for former and current athletes. After questioning attorneys for 2 1...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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