Tag: sexual abuse

$73 Million Settlement Reached in UCLA Gynecologist Sex Abuse Lawsuit

$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.

/ November 18, 2020
Ohio State Pays Another $5.8 Million in Sex Abuse Settlements

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.

/ October 16, 2020
Columbia OB-GYN Dr. Robert Hadden Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

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.

/ September 15, 2020
Texas Tech Fires Women's Basketball Coach After Abuse Claims

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.

/ August 7, 2020
Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed by 53 Former U-M Students

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.

/ July 31, 2020
ER Doctor at Cedars Sinai Arrested on Suspicion of Sex Assault

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.

/ January 24, 2020
Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawsuit in D.C. Could Set Off Flood of Legal Claims

Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawsuit in D.C. Could Set Off Flood of Legal Claims

The Boy Scouts of America is facing a lawsuit in Washington D.C. that could open a flood of sexual abuse lawsuits from men in states where they couldn't file a lawsuit due to the statute of limitations.

/ January 8, 2020
20 More Victims File Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Lyft

20 More Victims File Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Lyft

Twenty more people have filed sexual assault lawsuits against Lyft, accusing the ride-sharing app of hiding a "sexual predator crisis."

/ December 5, 2019
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