175,000.00 SETTLEMENT Wrestling Accident

175,000.00 SETTLEMENT Wrestling Accident. An action was brought against the Albany Unified School District by a high school student who was injured during wrestling practice.  The School District had a long standing policy where they allowed college students to wrestle against less experienced high school students.  During practice, a college student performed a wrestling maneuver with such force that he fractured the plaintiff’s hip.  The School District denied that there was anything unsafe about its practices.