Lawyers for a University of Kansas student have dropped the student’s lawsuit claiming a fraternity allowed underage drinking that contributed to a severe head injury he suffered.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Douglas County court records show that lawyers for Andrew Charles Johnson of Salina voluntarily dismissed the lawsuit earlier this month. An attorney representing Johnson declined comment, and a lawyer for the defendants commented only to confirm the dismissal.
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Johnson had been seeking to sue the local chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon and its national organization. Johnson alleged they permitted underage drinking that contributed to a severe head injury he sustained at the chapter’s house in Lawrence in 2011.