Penn State Paying $59.7 Million To Settle Sandusky Cases

Posted at 4:29 PM, Oct 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-28 16:29:30-04

800px-Penn_state_old_main_summer(CNN) — Penn State University reached settlements over the past few months with what it calls 26 victims of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky — settlements that will cost the university a total of $59.7 million, the school announced Monday.

Of the 26 settlements, 23 are signed and three are agreed in principle, with final documentation expected within the next few weeks, the school said. The school also indicated a few other settlements still could come.

“There was no happiness,” said Tom Kline, the attorney for a man known as Victim 5 from Sandusky’s criminal trial. “For my client, there was relief.”

Sandusky was convicted in June 2012 of 45 counts relating to the sexual abuse of young boys.

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