Jerry Sandusky

Penn State settles suit over alleged Sandusky abuse in 2007

Penn State settles suit over alleged Sandusky abuse in 2007

Penn State has settled a lawsuit by a man who claimed former university assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in a car in 2007, when the man was about 14 years old.

The settlement notice was posted Monday on the Philadelphia courts website and confirmed by a lawyer for the plaintiff, called John Doe in case documents.

The case had been scheduled for trial in late February, but late last month the parties told the judge they no longer needed Sandusky to be brought to Philadelphia from the state prison where he is serving a lengthy sentence.

A Penn State spokeswoman said there is only one pending civil case left related to Sandusky abuse allegations, a...

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