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Plaintiffs' Lawyer Criticizes NCAA's Concussion Settlement For Lacking Compensation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

The NCAA yesterday reached a preliminary settlement in a class-action head-injury lawsuit, the "latest attempt by the NCAA to address concerns over athletes' rights," according to Ben Strauss of the N.Y. TIMES. The settlement brings "a significant change in the care and safety of all current and for...

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