Police Report Reveals How University of Michigan’s Dr. Robert Anderson Survived Sexual Misconduct Allegations Early In Career

As reported by The Detroit News, new information has been uncovered in the University of Michigan / Dr. Robert Anderson Sexual Abuse Lawsuit relating to how the late former UofM doctor and athletics program physician, accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of student-patients over a period of three decades, was able to survive sexual misconduct allegations

2020-12-30T15:51:28+00:00December 30th, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Mediation Begins in University of Michigan / Dr. Robert Anderson Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

As reported by Michigan Live, mediation has begun between lawyers representing the University of Michigan and those representing victims of the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson, a former UM doctor and athletics program physician accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of student-patients over a period of three decades. The lawsuits against Anderson allege he used his

2020-10-23T10:16:08+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

NCAA Continues to Claim it has No Legal Responsibility to Protect Student-Athletes from Sexual Abuse

NCAA court filing with State Supreme Court echoes earlier argument made in U.S. District Court that the organization does not ‘owe’ student-athletes protection from sexual abuse and harassment As reported in The Orange County Register, the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) has filed a brief in support of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee in

2020-09-23T15:47:02+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

How Sexual Predator Dr. Robert Anderson Survived Firing Despite Early Allegations he Abused Male Students

New testimony reveals Anderson was protected and retained, putting him in position to molest hundreds if not thousands of additional students and athletes over the next 24 years As reported by The Detroit News, new documents and testimony have emerged from a recent deposition in the sexual abuse litigation against the University of Michigan and the

2020-09-22T11:34:02+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Univ. of Michigan Vice President Overrode Decision to Fire Sexual Predator Dr. Robert Anderson Despite Abuse Allegations

As reported by The Detroit News, new testimony in the sexual abuse litigation against the University of Michigan and the late Dr. Robert Anderson has revealed that a longtime UofM vice president overturned a 1979 decision to fire Anderson, university doctor and athletics program physician, over allegations he sexually assaulted hundreds of students. The decision allowed

2020-09-11T13:13:36+00:00September 11th, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Plaintiffs Score Win on Failed Statute of Limitations Defense in NCAA/Rembao Student Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Judge’s order preserves NCAA portion of the case, moving it to Indiana federal court; also upholds plaintiffs’ false imprisonment claims as adequately pled for litigation September 3, 2020, San Francisco—(BUSINESSWIRE) —In March 2020, three former student-athletes filed a class action lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), the NCAA Board of Governors, and John

2020-09-03T18:52:30+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Class Action Against University of Michigan Seeks Justice for Survivors of Dr. Robert E. Anderson, to Create Lasting Change at U of M

Amended complaint includes additional survivor seeking to represent interests of other victims; references new deposition testimony of a former UM employee Easthope September 1, 2020, Detroit, MI—(BUSINESSWIRE)—A new victim of Dr. Robert E. Anderson has come forward in an amended class action complaint against the University of Michigan, seeking to serve as a representative for

2020-09-01T12:09:33+00:00September 1st, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

New York Extends Child Victims Act ‘Look-Back’ Window for Reporting Sexual Abuse for One Full Year

Extension applies to all NY sexual abuse cases including the more than 200 child sexual abuse lawsuits filed against Rockefeller University Hospital and Dr. Reginald Archibald As reported by Law.com (subscription), on Monday, August 3, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an extension of the historic Child Victims Act that gives survivors of childhood sexual abuse

2020-08-03T13:28:52+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse|

Bridge Magazine: “University of Michigan is poorly serving sexual abuse survivors”

Bridge Magazine has published a powerful opinion piece, written by California Western School of Law Professor Nancy Chi Cantalupo, examining the private claims resolution program the University of Michigan has established for survivors of the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson, a former UM physician accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of former students.

2020-07-09T14:34:35+00:00July 9th, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Judge Orders Univ. President Mark Schlissel To Attend Next Court Conference in U of M / Dr. Robert Anderson Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Article features commentary from Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin, who represents the plaintiffs in the case As reported by The Detroit News, on June 24, 2020, U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts of the Eastern District of Michigan ordered University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel to appear at the next virtual status conference regarding multiple

2020-06-25T11:03:15+00:00June 25th, 2020|Sexual Abuse|