Schools May Be Required To Carry Insurance For Athletes

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Published on March 23 2013 11:38 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Wayne Moran

Insurance to cover student athlete accidents may become mandatory for schools across the state.

A senate committee approved the idea earlier this week.  Former Rolling Meadows High School football player Rob Komosa unsuccessfully pushed for the measure for years. He was paralyzed after a 1999 football injury but the school couldn't cover his expenses because it didn't' have the insurance.