Notre Dame Settles with Labor Dept. Over Student's Death

By Scott Sarvay

July 1, 2011 Updated Nov 9, 2013 at 6:12 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Notre Dame has agreed to a settlement with the Labor Department over the death of a student filming football practice.

20-year-old Declan Sullivan died when the scissor lift he was on, collapsed in high winds.

In the next 1890-days, the university must launch a nation wide program for other schools about the hazards of using those lifts, they must also make a substantial contribution to a memorial fund in Sullivan's name and must designate a liaison between the ND Athletic Department and the At-Risk Division to ensure proper employee training.




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