Tag: sexual abuse
DOJ Investigating Sex Abuse in Southern Baptist Convention
The Department of Justice is investigating the Southern Baptist Convention over its handling of sexual abuse.
UCLA Pays $244 Million to Settle Gynecologist Sex Abuse Lawsuits
UCLA has agreed to pay a $243.6 million settlement with more than 200 women who claim they were sexually assaulted by James Heaps, a former obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN).
Water Polo Players Get $14 Million in Sexual Abuse Settlement
Twelve female water polo players who claim they were sexually abused by their coach will split a $14 million settlement with USA Water Polo and a California club.
US Figure Skating Pays $1.45 Million Sex Abuse Settlement
U.S. Figure Skating will pay $1.45 million to a former skater who accused the organization of failing to protect him from a sexually abusive coach.
$73 Million Settlement Reached in UCLA Gynecologist Sex Abuse Lawsuit
The University of California system has agreed to pay $73 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing a former UCLA gynecologist, Dr. James Heaps, of sexual abuse.
Ohio State Pays Another $5.8 Million in Sex Abuse Settlements
Ohio State University has agreed to settle another 23 lawsuits from student athletes who were sexually abused by Dr. Richard Strauss.
Columbia OB-GYN Dr. Robert Hadden Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges
Federal authorities have arrested Dr. Robert Hadden, a former OB-GYN at Columbia University who is accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and teenage girls during exams from 1993 to 2012.
Texas Tech Fires Women’s Basketball Coach After Abuse Claims
Texas Tech fired the women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings and her assistant coach after 10 players reported a "toxic culture" of abuse.
Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed by 53 Former U-M Students
A lawsuit has been filed by more than 50 former University of Michigan students who say they were sexually abused by Dr. Robert Anderson.
ER Doctor at Cedars Sinai Arrested on Suspicion of Sex Assault
An ER doctor who worked at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.