$60 Million and Counting – Lessons from Penn State

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On July 23, the NCAA imposed severe monetary and participation sanctions on the Penn State football program with the purpose of bringing about a cultural change at the school.

NCAA President Mark Emmert stated “the culture, actions, inactions, that allowed [the children] to be victimized will not be tolerated in collegiate athletics. . . We’ve had enough.”

Neither the criminal convictions of Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky nor the NCAA’s sanctions end the saga. A jury found that for a period of 11 years, Sandusky sexually abused young boys on and off the Penn State campus. The Second Mile, a non-profit he founded, where he volunteered his time and recently worked, was a source of potential victims. The victims, known and previously unknown, will now come forward with claims seeking monetary damages for the harm that was caused to them at such an early age.

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