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$100 MILLION SUIT
FILED IN STUDENT DEATH
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the parents of Kendrick Johnson, a boy who was alleged fatally beaten, rolled up in an old wrestling mat and abandoned in a stack of wrestling mats in his high school gym in Valdosta, GA nearly two years ago
FAMILY SUES POP WARNER FOOTBALL
FOR $5 MILLION OVER SUICIDE OF SON
Joseph Chernach, 25 years-of-age, was found dead from an apparent suicide in his mother's shed in Wisconsin. Chernach was later found to have chronic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head trauma.
FAMA BAND MEMBER SENTENCED TO
PRISON FOR HAZING DEATH
Dante Martin was sentenced to 77 months (six years) in prison for his role in organizing the hazing that led to the death of Florida Agricultural al and Mechanical University (FAMU) drum major Robert Champion.
INJURED YOUTH OFFICIAL
WINS $275,000 SETTLEMENT
Jayme Ream, a youth football official, was refereeing a recreational league game in 2011 between the North Port Huskies and the Sarasota Gators. During play, Ream was assaulted after he made a disputed call. The incident turned into a melee and Ream was thrown to the ground where he sustained several injuries including a serious shoulder injury.
SEXUAL ASSAULTS ON CAMPUS
INCREASE 50 PERCENT FROM 2009-12
The United States Senate met recently to discuss the problem of unreported sexual assaults on college campuses. There have been increasing numbers of allegations that "universities have encouraged victims not to seek criminal action because they want to protect the university's reputation or that schools are not prepared to adequately adjudicate such cases."