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Ohio State reached an unspecified settlement with nearly half of the roughly 350 men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by a team doctor who was jokingly known among some athletes by nicknames like “Dr. Jelly Paws.” 

A group of sexual assault victims suing Ohio State University for failing to take action against the late former team doctor Richard Strauss is asking a judge to end mediation. 

A review of whether the State Medical Board of Ohio properly closed thousands of complaints alleging sexual misconduct by doctors is moving more slowly than anticipated. 

Ohio Public Radio

For the first time since November, an Ohio Senate committee heard testimony Wednesday on a bill to eliminate the time limit on prosecuting rapes.

theozone.net

A former Ohio State University wrestler is the latest person to accuse Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan of failing to stop sexual abuse by team doctor Richard Strauss.  

Associated Press

One of the men alleging sexual abuse by now-dead Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss says he has filed two related complaints with the State Medical Board of Ohio.  

The State Medical Board's executive director says it has fast-tracked investigations related to whether licensees failed to report concerns about Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss decades ago. 

A former Ohio State University swimmer has added his name to the list of atheletes who have accused the late former team doctor Richard Strauss of sexual assault, abuse and inappropriate behavior. 

thelantern.com

Ohio State University trustees said Thursday the school is committed to a "monetary resolution" for the men abused decades ago by the late team doctor Richard Strauss. 

Ohio lawmakers are looking at removing the statute of limitations and other loopholes for rape cases. 

The latest federal lawsuit against Ohio State over two decades of alleged sexual abuse by a now-deceased team doctor means nearly 300 men are listed plaintiffs in the matter.

More men are stepping forward with allegations about sexual misconduct by a former Ohio State University sports doctor now accused of abusing students from 1979 to 1997. 

cleveland.com

The State Medical Board of Ohio says its handling of sexual misconduct complaints has "substantially advanced" since its 1996 investigation of an Ohio State University team doctor who was accused of abusing male students but never disciplined. 

Ohio State University via AP, File

Attorneys for men suing Ohio State University over decades-old alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor say the growing number of accusers has topped 300.

thelantern.com

A panel reviewing whether the Ohio Medical Board properly handled a 1990s investigation involving an Ohio State University team doctor now accused of widespread sexual abuse is getting more time to finish its work. 

Thirty additional former ex-athletes are suing Ohio State over allegations they were sexual assaulted by a university doctor during exams decades ago. 

More Ohio State University alumni are suing the school over how officials dealt with the team doctor who sexually abused at least 177 men between 1979 and 1997. 

Karen Kasler

Some more men are coming forward with stories of sexual assault by a former Ohio State sports doctor to join the push for a legal change to allow them to sue the university.

Associated Press

A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigated the claims for the university. 

Associated Press

About 60 men who say they were sexually abused by a former Ohio State University sports physician have issued some specific demands to the school.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has ordered a working group to review the state medical board's handling of complaints against Richard Strauss, a now-dead Ohio State University team doctor who sexually abused at least 177 students decades ago. 

Report Finds Ohio State Doc Abused 177, Officials Were Aware

May 17, 2019
Associated Press

A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what he was doing and did little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday.

thelantern.com

A federal judge says it's not up to him to decide whether Ohio State University may publicly share information from an old state medical board investigation involving a team doctor accused of decades-old sexual misconduct. 

thelantern.com

Five more former Ohio State University students who claim they were abused by a former physician and team doctor have sued the school. 

The Ohio Medical Board is asking a federal judge to deny Ohio State University’s request to release confidential information from its probe of Richard Strauss, the deceased physician accused of sexually abusing former student atheletes. 

Ohio State University wants to publicly share information about a confidential State Medical Board investigation involving the team doctor now accused of decades-old sexual misconduct against more than 150 former students.  

ballotpedia.org

A senior federal judge from Cincinnati will handle the mediation of two lawsuits filed against Ohio State University by scores of men alleging the university ignored or failed to stop sexual misconduct by a team doctor. 

cnn.com

The whistleblower who helped spur an investigation into alleged, decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State team doctor has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor telecommunications harassment charge in a tangentially related case.   

Ohio Public Radio

A federal judge has ordered mediation proceedings begin by the end of the month between Ohio State University and the plaintiffs in two lawsuits alleging the school failed to stop sexual misconduct decades ago by a team doctor. 

thelantern.com

The Ohio Medical Board confirms it has records about the investigation of a complaint involving former Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss, who is accused of sexual misconduct against students decades ago.

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