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New Hampshire Prep School Sued Over Withdrawing Student Who Had Sex

A New Hampshire prep school criticized for how it has handled sexual misconduct and assault cases is facing a federal lawsuit from the parents of a 15-year-old boy, saying it was wrong to withdraw their son after he had sex …

Lawsuit Charges California School Failed to Report Abuse Allegation

A new lawsuit says a California high school failed to take appropriate steps when a parent reported suspected sexual abuse by a wrestling coach who is now serving time on similar charges. The San Mateo County Times reported that the …

General Star Upgrades Sexual Abuse & Molestation Coverage

General Star Management Co. has made enhancements to its primary and excess standalone sexual abuse & molestation coverage for eligible applicants. The revised offering is available to all appointed Casualty Division wholesale brokers on a nationwide basis. Eligible exposures include, …

Former Student, Minnesota School Settle Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A private Catholic high school in St. Paul has settled a lawsuit filed by a former student who was sexually assaulted by a weight room instructor six years ago, a newspaper has reported. The Star Tribune reported that Cameron Clarkson’s …

Seattle Archdiocese to Pay $12M for Abuse Claims

The Seattle Catholic Archdiocese says it has agreed to pay $12.1 million to settle 30 sexual abuse claims filed by men who say they were abused decades ago at two archdiocesan schools operated by the Christian Brothers religious order. The …

$14M Settlement Reached in California Sex Case

Two women who alleged they were sexually abused by a teacher at a San Francisco Bay Area school reached a $14 million settlement with the district. David Ring, the women’s attorney, said they will each receive $7 million under the …

California Diocese Files For Bankruptcy Due to Sex Abuse Payouts

A Roman Catholic diocese in Central California filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday after paying out millions of dollars to plaintiffs who made sexual abuse allegations during the past two decades. The Diocese of Stockton, which filed for Chapter 11 …

Lawsuit Alleges Mississippi Health Center Negligent in Sexual Abuse

A woman has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a central Mississippi mental health facility failed to protect her 11-year-old son from being sexually abused by a nurse while he was a patient. The lawsuit says Brentwood Behavioral Healthcare of Mississippi, …

Suit Over Doctor Abuse Goes to Trial in Oregon

A trial has begun in The Dalles, Ore. in lawsuits brought by three victims of an anesthesiologist who sedated patients and colleagues and then sexually abused them. Three women are asking for $6 million each in suits naming the hospital, …

Boy Scouts Sues Insurers to Fund Abuse Settlement

The Boy Scouts of America sued two insurance companies to try to recoup the costs of a settlement with two former Scouts who were sexually abused. BSA, which is based in Dallas, said in its lawsuit that the insurers covered …