““They reached out to us on Friday. We are willing to negotiate with UIUC, but we have not yet agreed upon the terms of a tolling agreement, which would extend our time limit for filing suit,” said Alison Wilkinson, an attorney with the New York-based law firm that filed the suit.
A tolling agreement would waive the statute of limitations, allowing the plaintiffs to sue the university after the usual deadline.
“If we do not get a tolling agreement in place before Friday, we will be filing on Friday,” Wilkinson said.”
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