Dr. Larry Nassar News

Why Organizations Cover Up Sex Abuse Scandals

Of all the horrific details contained in the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, one sentence stands out: “The main thing was not to help children, but to avoid `scandal.”’ When sex-abuse cases dominate …

Michigan State Sues Insurers Over Nassar Claims Coverage; Stops Victim Payments

Michigan State University has filed suit against 13 insurance carriers over coverage of sexual assault claims by victims of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The lawsuit against the insurers was filed July 26 in Ingham County Circuit Court. Michigan …

Texas Prosecutors Clear Karolyis in Sex Assault Suit; Nassar, Trainer Charged

Texas prosecutors on June 29 filed sexual assault charges against Larry Nassar and a trainer who worked at his side, expanding the worst abuse scandal in U.S. sports history beyond Michigan while also clearing world-renowned gymnastics coaches Bela and Martha …

Claims Against Texas-Based Karolyis Not Addressed in $500M Nassar Settlement

The $500 million settlement Michigan State University reached with more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar doesn’t address claims against other parties, including Texas-based Bela and Martha Karolyi. The Karolyis, who …

Michigan State Reaches $500M Settlement with Nassar Victims

Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced. The deal …

USA Gymnastics Sues Insurance Carriers Over Nassar Lawsuit Costs

Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven’t fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The Indiana-based governing body for gymnastics filed its lawsuit …

18 Female Gymnasts Sue Michigan Doctor, Alleging Sexual Abuse

A Michigan doctor accused of sexually abusing gymnasts has been hit with a new lawsuit by 18 women and girls who say they were molested by him, mostly at his clinic at Michigan State University. The lawsuit against Dr. Larry …