In the wrongful death suit involving University Central Florida football player Ereck Plancher, the jury has awarded the family $10 million in damages. The jury found the UCF Athletic Association negligent in Plancher’s death.
Plancher collapsed and died following off season conditioning drills at the UCF football complex on March 18, 2008. Orange County medical examiner Joshua Stephany and three experts hired by the Plancher family attorneys testified Plancher died from complications of sickle cell trait.
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