Nassar abuse survivors reach $380 million settlement

USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) on Monday reached a reported $380 million settlement to lawsuits filed by survivors of former Olympic crew physician Larry Nassar.

According to the Wall Street Journal, ESPN, The New York Instances and different information shops, USA Gymnastics and the USOPC additionally agreed to designate a choose quantity of board seats for survivors and implement different new insurance policies aimed toward defending athletes from future abuse.

“This settlement is in regards to the courageous survivors who got here ahead, pressured these organizations to pay attention, and demanded change,” stated Michelle Simpson Tuegel, who represents greater than two dozen Nassar survivors, and Tasha Schwikert Moser, cochair of the Survivors Collectors Committee, in a joint assertion. “By way of this settlement, these survivors are lastly being acknowledged and USAG and USOPC are being pressured to alter in order that this sport can start a brand new chapter.” 

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