Tag: sexual abuse

California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California has extended the statute of limitations for adults to file child sexual abuse lawsuits, opening a one-year window for previously time-barred lawsuits to be filed against individuals and organizations.

/ October 17, 2019
Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

Lawmakers in Texas have doubled the statute-of-limitations for sex abuse lawsuits to 30 years after the survivor turns 18 years old.

/ September 23, 2019
Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit in New York

Look-Back Law Sparks 400+ Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits in New York

Over 400 child sex abuse lawsuits were filed in New York as part of a new law that gives adult victims 1 year to file civil lawsuits against their abusers and the institutions that enabled abuse.

/ August 15, 2019
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Accuses Boy Scouts of Hiding Pedophiles

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Accuses Boy Scouts of Hiding Pedophiles

A new lawsuit accuses the Boy Scouts of America of covering up a "pedophile epidemic" after naming another 350 previously-unknown men who sexually abused at least 800 boys.

/ August 7, 2019
USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

LAPD Arrests Former USC Gynecologist on Sex Abuse Charges

The LAPD arrested former USC gynecologist George Tyndall on sexual assault charges after he was accused of abusing over 700 patients during his 30-year career.

/ June 27, 2019
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Van Nuys Charter School Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

A teacher from Birmingham Community Charter High School in Van Nuys, CA, was arrested in November on suspicion of child molestation, according to LAPD’s Sexually Exploited Children Unit.

/ February 25, 2019
OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Ohio State University by student athletes who were sexually abused in exams by Richard Strauss, the wrestling team doctor, more than 20 years ago.

/ July 17, 2018
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against USC Gynecologist

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against USC Gynecologist

Four women have filed a lawsuit accusing the University of Southern California (USC) of ignoring complaints about sexual assaults by Dr. George Tyndall, a former gynecologist at the Student Health Center.

/ May 25, 2018
LA Police Investigate USC Sex Abuse Scandal

LA Police Investigate USC Sex Abuse Scandal

Police have opened a criminal investigation into decades of complaints of sexual abuse by Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist at the University of Southern California (USC) Student Health Center.

/ May 24, 2018
USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

USC Accused of Concealing Gynecologist Sexual Abuse

Around 200 faculty members are calling for the resignation of the University of Southern California (USC) president C.L. Max Nikias because he allowed Dr. George Tyndall to resign with a settlement after complaints of sexual misconduct during gynecological exams.

/ May 23, 2018