Sexual Abuse & Sexual Assault Claims | Michigan State University
Dr. Larry Nassar’s name became widely known when, in 2017, sexual assault allegations against the Michigan State University physician came to light. In 2018, he was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for his crimes – but, he is not the only sexual predator at the school. According to Michigan Radio/NPR, an RTI International survey conducted in 2019 showed that “More than 4,000 undergraduate women were sexually assaulted at Michigan State University during the 2018-2019 academic year.”
For a University with more than 15,000 students, plus staff and faculty, the high number of sexual assaults is a clear sign of negligence. Sexual abuse and sexual assault can only be prevented through strong and effective measures, which were clearly not present at this university.
Not only are schools expected to protect their students, staff and faculty from sexual predators, they are liable for failing this duty. If you or a loved one has been the victim of Dr. Larry Nassar or anyone else at Michigan State University, you should Contact Us immediately. You can fill out an online contact form or call 504-523-2434 for a FREE Consultation.
Sexual Abuse & Sexual Assault Lawsuits | FREE Consultation
Peiffer Wolf Carr Kane Conway & Wise is a nationally recognized law firm. Our team of attorneys is fully prepared to assist our clients, protect their privacy, and guide them through the whole process in sexual abuses or sexual assaults cases. If you or a loved one has been the victim of sexual abuse or sexual assault, you should Contact Us immediately. You can fill out an online contact form or call 504-523-2434 for a FREE Consultation. Remember: everything you share with your lawyer is confidential.
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