Michigan State University News

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 …

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 …

Michigan State’s Nassar Scandal May Cost More Than Sandusky’s

Michigan State University’s ties to former Olympic gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar may be a costlier problem for the college than Pennsylvania State University’s Jerry Sandusky scandal, according to a new report. Michigan State faces credit rating, settlement cost and political …

State AG Investigating Who Knew What in Michigan State Sex Abuse Case

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette lashed out at Michigan State University on Jan. 27 for allowing Larry Nassar to sexually abuse girls and women for years, and he took a shot at the school’s governing body. “I don’t need advice …

$2M in Liability Insurance Required for White Nationalist Speech at Michigan State

Michigan State University has agreed to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus during spring break. The deal says Spencer can appear on March 5, but he’ll be at the livestock pavilion auditorium, away from the heart of …

Study Warns of Rising Risk to Mobile Homes from Tornadoes

Tornadoes and mobile homes don’t mix to begin with, but throw in the volatility of climate change and the potential for massive property damage and deaths is even higher in coming decades, indicates a new study by Michigan State University …

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 …

Credit Card Buyers, Sellers Making Out Like Bandits

Cyber thieves who steal credit and debit card numbers are making millions of dollars in profits, fueling a global criminal enterprise marked by the high-profile data breaches of major companies such as Target and Home Depot. On average, a batch …