Monday, October 28, 2013

Penn State to pay $60 million to 26 men over Sandusky abuse claims

Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves the Centre County Courthouse
after his sentencing in his child sex abuse case
Penn State has announced that it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men to settle claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

The university said it had concluded negotiations that have lasted about a year.

The school said 23 deals are fully signed and three are agreements in principle. The school faces six other claims, and the university says it believes some do not have merit while others may produce settlements.  (more...)

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