From ESPN via Associated Press April 14,2016 BERKELEY, Calif. — The family of California football player Ted Agu, who died after a team drill in 2014, has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the school system for $4.75 million, officials said Thursday. The parents of the 21-year-old Agu sued, saying their son shouldn’t have been in […]

Tampa Tribune Published March 28, 2015 By Elizabeth Behrman | Tribune Staff   TAMPA — A Hillsborough County jury late Friday awarded $64 million in damages to a man his lawyers say was “nearly cut in half” almost five years ago when a building collapsed on him. Robert Matthews, then 25, slid under a pre-manufactured building […]

Tampa Bay Times Jodie Tillman | Times Staff Writer Published October 22, 2014   TAMPA — For people with back pain, Laser Spine Institute makes a tantalizing offer: high-tech surgeries that relieve suffering and let patients walk out the door in hours. But a recent lawsuit alleges an Ohio man couldn’t even stand after his […]

Tampa Tribune 8/14/2014 Associated Press ORLANDO — The legal fight between the University of Central Florida and the family of a football player who collapsed and died following conditioning drills is headed for Florida’s highest court. On Wednesday, the Florida Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the reduction of the monetary award in […]

By KYLE HIGHTOWER, Associated Press | Baynews9.com Wednesday, August 13, 2014 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The legal fight between the University of Central Florida and the family of a football player who collapsed and died following conditioning drills is headed for Florida’s highest court. On Wednesday, the Florida Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal […]

Family sues over athlete’s death They say trainers should have known of player’s medical condition, stopped his workout Aug 6, 2014 Nanette Asimov | San Francisco Chronicle The family of Ted Agu — the 21-year-old Cal football player who died after being escorted with breathing trouble from an all-team training run in February — sued […]

Tampa, Florida, August 5, 2014 Two Tampa attorneys, Steve Yerrid and Jeffrey D. Murphy, along with attorney Brian Panish from Los Angeles, announced today they have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against The Regents of the University of California. Ted Agu, who was a 21-year-old student athlete and a member of the University of California Berkeley football team, […]

Tampa Bay Times 11/21/2013 John C. Cotey TAMPA — Sean McNamee has had a lot of good days since the bad one that nearly took his life almost two months ago. Wednesday was one of the good days. The 16-year-old Wharton High School football player chatted with the nurses that helped save his life, hugged the […]