Sandusky Case: 26 Victims Awarded $59.7M
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over 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.Penn State said the day Sandusky was convicted in June 2012 of 45 criminal counts that it was determined to compensate his victims.
Source: Washington Times