Alleged victims of ex-prof to sue UI on Friday unless it cuts deal on statute of limitations, The News Gazette

““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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