Bloomberg Law
Nov. 23, 2021, 9:16 PM

Appeal Dropped in Suit Against NCAA Over Sexual Abuse by Coaches

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

A proposed nationwide class action against the NCAA by student athletes who allege they were sexually abused by a coach while participating in collegiate sports won’t be reinstated after the named plaintiffs Tuesday voluntarily dismissed their appeal to the Seventh Circuit.

The NCAA and named plaintiffs Erin Aldrich, Jessica Johnson, Londa Bevins, and Beata Corcoran filed the stipulation of voluntary dismissal with prejudice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

The filing provided no explanation for the dismissal and counsel didn’t respond to requests for comment. The resolution comes less than a month after the plaintiffs filed ...

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