If Ken Feinberg wants to add “quickly and successfully settled Penn State claims on the Sandusky sex-abuse scandal” to his resume, he’s going to have to think outside the box.

That was the point made by attorneys for several of the men suing the university for its handling of the sex-abuse allegations against its former defensive coordinator and convicted child rapist, Jerry Sandusky. The plaintiffs attorneys said there’s simply no precedential guidance for a case where top administrators who knew of allegations against a staff member but let the claims stop at their desks for years while the abuse persisted, as alleged, in neighboring corners of the university.