Lawyers for survivors of decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State University team doctor have objected to the university’s request that an updated lawsuit against it be dismissed based on the statute of limitations.
A former Ohio State University student health director faces potential discipline from the state medical board for failing to report sexual misconduct complaints in the mid-1990s against a team doctor now accused of abusing young men for two decades.
A federal judge has partly unpaused litigation against Ohio State University over decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, while noting mediation toward possible settlements should continue as the lawsuits proceed.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.