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Penn State to pay $59.7 million in 26 cases of Jerry Sandusky abuse
Penn State to pay $59.7 million in 26 cases of Jerry Sandusky abuse

Penn State has agreed to pay $59.7 million to 26 men who said they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, serving what is effectively a life sentence for his conviction as a predator of boys. The university announced on Monday that 23 of those who said they were abused had signed agreements and three more had reached agreements in principle during negotiations over the past months. Six cases had been rejected or talks are continuing, the university said. The settlements are covered by confidentiality agreements, the university said. The funds to pay the settlements will come from “various liability insurance policies, which the University believes...

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