Stories tagged: Drew Swank
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Court decision advances case against Valley Christian School, football coach in death of player Drew Swank
The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that the lawsuit against Valley Christian School filed by the family of Drew Swank after his death can continue. They also reversed a …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Lawsuit reinstated against Valley Christian School in Drew Swank’s 2009 high school football concussion death
The small, private religious academy did not prove it provided the legal standard of care necessary before Andrew Swank died of concussion-related complications after collapsing on the field during a …
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 2:27 p.m.
Drew Swank’s family appeals the dismissal of concussion-related lawsuit
The family of a Valley Christian School football player who died of brain trauma in 2009 following a game injury has appealed a judge’s decision last year to dismiss their …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012
Lawsuit filed in Valley Christian football player’s death
A Valley Christian School football player’s 2009 death from brain trauma began with a concussion suffered in a game the previous week that had not fully healed, according to a …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2011
Rose Parade has gift reminder
The memory of Drew Swank will be celebrated in the New Year amid a whirl of flowers and tears. His death in the aftermath of a 2009 high school football …