For the second time this month, former college football players have filed a class action lawsuit against the NCAA for failing to protect them from concussions and the side effects of concussions.
Back in mid-September, a former East Carolina University football player filed suit against the NCAA, alleging that the organization “failed its student-athletes—choosing instead to sacrifice them on an altar of money and profits.”
The chief plaintiff, Adrian Arrington, suffered multiple concussions in his four-year playing career. The suit accuses the NCAA of being negligent in terms of responding to the dangers of concussions, including failing to correct dangerous tackling techniques.
On Wednesday, a
A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.