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Michigan State University Will Pay $500 Million to the Victims of Former Physician Larry Nassar

Michigan State University will pay $500 million to the victims of former physician Larry Nassar, who molested hundreds of girls and young women while working as a sports medicine specialist on-campus. According to the New York Times, the settlement will … Continue reading

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Michigan State Agrees to Pay Sexual Assault Victims $500 Million    

In a May 16, 2018 press release (here), Michigan State University announced that its board of trustees has approved a settlement in which the university agreed to pay MSU doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual assault victims a total of $500 million. … Continue reading

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Sex Trafficking Victims Can Now Sue Social Media Companies

In the first part of 2017, more than 4,460 cases of sex trafficking were reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. That’s just the number willing to come forward. Experts estimate that thousands of other victims are silenced, either out … Continue reading

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Hit and Run accident fatalities at their highest in the US, 60% of the victims are pedestrians

2,049 people died in 1,980 fatal hit and run crashes in 2016 in the US according to a study recently released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This is the highest number of fatal hit and run crashes ever … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court Favors Injury Victims in Witness Testimony Dispute

An alleged failure to misdiagnose a child’s chronic kidney disease led to a medical malpractice lawsuit, one that just landed before the Florida Supreme Court.  A girl who underwent a kidney transplant in 2007 took legal action against her pediatrician … Continue reading

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