Sexual Harassment Law Blog


15 Female Former Redskins Employees Allege Sexual Harassment

15 Female Former Redskins Employees Allege Sexual Harassment

Things have not been going well for the Washington Redskins these days. Long under pressure to change a name that many find offensive, team owner Daniel Snyder finally acquiesced. Now, 15 former female employees are alleging widespread sexual harassment and verbal abuse. Top executives did not just...

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

The former athletes are in their 40s and 50s now, but the years spent in top swimming competitions still affects them. Not necessarily so much the swimming per se, but the sexual abuse they suffered as girls at the hands of well-known U.S. swim team coaches. Six women filed lawsuits against USA...

USA Gymnastics Proposes $215M Settlement Fund For Sexual Abuse Victims

USA Gymnastics Proposes $215M Settlement Fund For Sexual Abuse Victims

Under severe financial pressure following a torrent of sexual abuse allegations, USA Gymnastics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Indiana in 2018. But that filing and its restructuring plan have drawn criticism from the victims and their advocates, who claim USAG is wrongly using bankruptcy to...

Nasser Lawsuits Force USA Gymnastics Bankruptcy Filing

Nasser Lawsuits Force USA Gymnastics Bankruptcy Filing

Dr. Larry Nasser, the longtime USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team physician, did more than abuse the trust of hundreds of young gymnasts, including Olympic athletes. He literally abused them and molested them sexually under the auspices of examining them.
In 2016, Nasser was...