TI have Gymnastics USA governing body, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, has reached $ 380 Million Settlement with the victims of former US women’s gymnastics team Larry Nassar five years later.
According to the files, more 500 women were among the victims of Nassar’s sexual assault and will receive compensation.
Olympic gold medalists Simon Biles, Ali Raisman and McKayla Maroney were among the victims of Nassar’s sexual assault.
Three Olympians testified at hearings in the Senate about the abuse they suffered.
“This settlement is the result of the courage of hundreds of survivors, who, despite legal hurdles, great odds, and the best corporate legal talent money can buy, refused to remain silent. The power of their story ultimately won out, ”he said. John courageous, counsel for the plaintiffs.
As an attorney, Rahen denholander said, “Everyone wakes up still living the consequences.”
Part of the settlement includes restorative justice programin which survivors will lead US Gymnastics against future sexual assault allegations.
Who found out about Nassar’s deals?
In August 2016, Indy Star investigative journalists Marisa Kwiatkowski, Mark Alesia and Tim Evans published an investigation that brought Nassar into the eyes of justice.
Larry Nassar was the chief physician of the Olympic gymnasts and received 60 years sentenced to imprisonment on charges of possessing child sexual abuse materials.
In addition, he was sentenced to 175 years and 125 years in two different Michigan courts for mistreating gymnasts under his care.
2018 US Gymnastics filed for bankruptcy on behalf of the growing number of survivors abused by Nasar.