November 21st, 2019 | by CollegeAD

Ohio State University is committed to a “monetary resolution” for men sexually abused decades ago by team doctor Richard Strauss, school leaders said Thursday, though no settlement has been reached in lawsuits alleging school officials ignored complaints and failed to stop him. “I want to reiterate that we are dedicated to a fair outcome,” said Chairman Gary Heminger. “To be clear, this means that Ohio State is committed to a monetary resolution.” The statements about a financial resolution are the “first glimmer that they are thinking about doing the right thing,” said Brian Garrett, one of the lead plaintiffs. The group of accusers — those who sued, plus dozens more who aren’t currently plaintiffs — has grown in recent months, putting its size in the same ballpark as the initial wave of plaintiffs who got $425 Million from Michigan State University to settle claims related to now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. – Kantele Franko, Baltimore Sun, Read More

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