Category: Sexual Abuse

Clergy Abuse Lawsuit

Texas Diocese to Release Names of Catholic Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse

All Catholic dioceses in Texas will submit a comprehensive list of clergy members that have been "credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors" since 1950, Dallas Bishop Edward Burns said on Wednesday.

Jehovah’s Witnesses Ordered to Pay $35 Million in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A Montana jury has ordered the Jehovah’s Witnesses to pay $35 million to a woman who claimed the church covered up her abuse for years.

Jeremy Haggerty

Sexual Abuse Charges Filed Against Former Santa Clarita Basketball Coach

Former Santa Clarita basketball coach Jeremy Haggerty was arrested on Thursday and charged with 8 counts of child sexual abuse. Complaints entered by families of former players all report similar incidents of inappropriate touching and abuse.

Priest

Pennsylvania Catholic Priest Abuse Lawsuit

Catholic Priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused more than 1,000 children over a period of 7 decades, with bishops and other clergy members covering up the abuse and exacerbating the problem, a new grand jury report has found.

USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

51 New Sexual Assault Lawsuits Filed Against USC Gynecologist; Board Chairman Calls for Settlement

At least 51 more women have filed suit against the University of Southern California (USC) over alleged sexual misconduct by former campus gynecologist George Tyndall, bringing the total number of claims filed to more than 225.

Ohio State University

Ohio State Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Four former Ohio State wrestlers filed a class action lawsuit against The Ohio State on Monday, claiming the university failed to respond to complaints of sexual harassment for decades.

USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

More Than 200 Women Have Filed Sexual Assault Lawsuits Against USC Gynecologist

At least 200 women who went to USC are currently participating in individual and class action lawsuits against the university, alleging that it failed to properly handle sexual assault complaints against former campus gynecologist, Dr. George Tyndall.

USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

New Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against USC Gynecologist

A group of 15 USC alumni have filed a class action lawsuit against the university, alleging that it failed to protect them from the sexual misconduct of Dr. George Tyndall, USC’s former campus gynecologist.

USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

USC Gynecologist Accused of Sexual Assault Raided by LAPD

Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on Thursday raided a home and storage facility owned by Dr. George Tyndall, the former USC campus gynecologist who has been accused by dozens of women of inappropriate sexual behavior.

USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

LAPD to Investigate Sexual Assault Claims Against USC Gynecologist

The LAPD is asking additional victims of Dr. George Tyndall to come forward and share their stories of alleged sexual assault and abuse with the world, even as at least 52 alleged victims have already done the same.