Jerry Sandusky News

Media Groups Ask Judge for Access to Sandusky Insurance Case Records

Several media organizations want a judge to make public sealed court records in a dispute between Penn State and an insurance company over settlement payments to people who said former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky abused them as …

New Legal Document Reignites Debate About What Paterno Knew When

A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him has dropped like a bombshell and reignited debate about what the Penn State coach knew about his longtime assistant decades before …

Report: Penn State’s Sandusky Settlements Total Nearly $93M

Penn State settled with six more victims or accusers of Jerry Sandusky, according to a new audit that puts the school’s total payout in the child sex abuse scandal at nearly $93 million. The university’s audited financial statements for the …

2013 in Review: Most Popular Insurance Stories From East

As 2013 winds down, Insurance Journal takes a look back at the most popular news headlines of the year. In the East region, Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath and the challenges of recovering and rebuilding were a major topic. It’s now been …

Ex-Penn State Coach Sandusky’s Conviction Upheld on Appeal

Former Pennsylvania State University Coach Jerry Sandusky, who was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for sexually abusing boys, failed to persuade a state appeals court that he deserved a new trial. Sandusky said his trial lawyers had …

More Settlements Near in Penn State Abuse Talks

Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days. The school’s trustees have set …

Penn State Settles First of Sandusky Sex Abuse Lawsuits

Pennsylvania State University agreed to settle the first of 31 suits filed in the sex-abuse scandal involving ex-football coach Jerry Sandusky, with about 25 more set to settle, lawyers in the resolved case said. The settled complaint involved a 2001 …

Judge: Second Mile Insurer Not Obligated to Cover Sandusky’s Defense Costs

The insurance carrier for the children’s charity founded by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky doesn’t have to cover his criminal or civil legal costs related to acts of child sexual abuse, a judge ruled Friday, March 1. …

State Farm, Sandusky End Insurance Coverage Dispute

State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. resolved its dispute against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky over the insurer’s homeowners coverage. At issue was whether State Farm would be obligated to pay for any defense costs or awards …

Pennsylvania Governor Announces Lawsuit vs. NCAA Over Penn State Scandal

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said on Wednesday he will ask a federal court to throw out the multimillion-dollar sanctions levied by the NCAA against Penn State University over the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, saying the punishment threatens to cause devastating …