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Ex-football player Armond Armstead reaches settlement with USC
Ex-football player Armond Armstead reaches settlement with USC

Former USC football player Armond Armstead reached a confidential settlement in his lawsuit that accused the university and team doctor James Tibone of causing a heart attack by improperly injecting him with the potent painkiller Toradol. Terms of the deal preclude the parties from discussing the litigation or settlement. “Mr. Armstead believes that the use of Toradol has not been adequately researched with respect to possible long-term consequences, especially when administered to student-athletes by team doctors repeatedly over the course of a season,” Armstead’s attorneys, Roger Dreyer and Robert Bale, wrote in a brief statement Wednesday. A USC spokesman...

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