Judge Grants Preliminary Approval to Settlement Aimed at Implementing Landmark Reforms in University of Michigan Campus Sexual Abuse Class Action

On March 29, 2022, U.S. District Judge Victoria A. Roberts issued an Order granting preliminary approval to the proposed settlement of the class action lawsuit against the University of Michigan arising out of UofM campus sexual misconduct. In the Order, the Court states that it “will likely be able to approve the Settlement Agreement under

2022-03-30T13:22:35+00:00March 30th, 2022|Sexual Abuse|

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel Announce That Students Reach Agreement With University of Michigan to Implement Landmark Reforms Addressing On-Campus Sexual Misconduct

Agreement will result in oversight and institutional reforms at UofM to address sexual assault, harassment, and other sexual violence; creates innovative Coordinated Community Response Team ANN ARBOR – A class action settlement between students and the University of Michigan will lead to the creation and implementation of best-in-class, institutional reforms at UofM that address and

2022-03-24T17:20:27+00:00March 24th, 2022|Firm News, Sexual Abuse|

Michigan Daily: Current State of the Ongoing Unprecedented Sexual Abuse Litigation against UofM and Dr. Robert Anderson

As reported by The Michigan Daily, the student sexual abuse case against Dr. Robert Anderson likely reflects the greatest number of sexual abuse allegations made against a single individual in U.S. history. The Daily’s article seeks to explain where things stand in the ongoing litigation against the University of Michigan for its mishandling of the situation.

2021-10-28T21:49:17+00:00October 28th, 2021|Sexual Abuse|

Counsel for Sexual Abuse Victims in UM/Anderson Class Action Lawsuit File Response to UM’s Attempt to Dismiss the Case

As reported by The Michigan Daily, plaintiffs’ counsel in the ongoing class action lawsuit against the University of Michigan for its handling of allegations of sexual abuse against late former doctor and athletics program physician Robert Anderson have filed a response to the University’s motion to have the lawsuit dismissed.

2021-08-10T16:56:08+00:00August 10th, 2021|Sexual Abuse|

UM Students and Victim Advocacy Experts Say Inadequate Sexual Abuse Policies Are Keeping Campus Unsafe

University of Michigan junior Josephine Graham, who signed on to support a class action complaint recently filed against the school for its handling of allegations of sexual abuse against late former doctor and athletics program physician, Robert Anderson, is urging a federal judge not to dismiss the case. The complaint is a companion to a

2021-07-29T01:00:32+00:00July 29th, 2021|Sexual Abuse|