MDL Judge Preliminarily Approves Revised Class Settlement With College Athletes
(January 29, 2016, 2:24 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — A federal judge in Illinois on Jan. 26 granted preliminary approval to a revised settlement agreement with modifications and conditionally certified a proposed class of current and former college athletes who filed suit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association for allegedly understating the seriousness of concussions and not treating them correctly (In Re: National Collegiate Athletic Association Student-Athlete Concussion Injury Litigation, MDL No. 2492, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8595).
(Opinion available. Document #77-160210-002Z.)
U.S. Judge John Z. Lee of the Northern District...