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Federal Lawsuit: Texas High School Students Were Hazed, Assaulted

A federal lawsuit contends football players at a San Antonio-area high school were subjected to hazing, sexual abuse and other mistreatment as part of an initiation that coaches and others failed to stop. The lawsuit was filed by the parents …

Penn State Ex-President Heads to Trial in Sandusky Scandal

Penn State’s former president faces trial Monday on charges that children were put at risk by how he responded to complaints about Jerry Sandusky more than 15 years ago, and two of his former top lieutenants who just pleaded guilty …

Two Ex-Penn State Officials Plead Guilty in Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Two former Penn State administrators accused of covering up child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty to reduced charges Monday, more than five years after the scandal rocked the university and led to the downfall of football coach …

Suit Accuses California University of Mishandling Sex Assault Reports

A Stanford University graduate student claimed in a federal lawsuit that the school failed to adequately investigate and discipline a former student who was a “known sexual predator” while attending the college and sexually assaulted her and other female students …

Judge Adds $5M to McQueary’s $7M Verdict Against Penn State

A former Penn State assistant football coach’s treatment by the school after Jerry Sandusky was arrested entitles him to more than $12 million, a judge said Wednesday in a ruling that substantially increased last month’s jury award. Judge Thomas Gavin …

Man Claiming to be Victim Testifies in Penn State Sandusky Case

A man who claims he was the young sexual-assault victim seen with former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky in a campus shower 15 years ago, a central episode in the molestation scandal that rocked the university, testified in …

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 …