Two Michigan lawmakers sought Wednesday to expand the state’s statute of limitations for some sexual assault cases to allow more time for accusers of the late sports doctor Robert Anderson to file lawsuits against the University of Michigan.
Dozens of Black former University of Michigan student-athletes who claim they were abused by a sports doctor at the school asked Wednesday to be treated fairly as the university settles hundreds of lawsuits expected to cost the institution millions of dollars.
ByAssociated Press & Jeff Karoub & Mike Householder & Kathleen Foody•Feb 20, 2020
Five former patients have alleged that a late University of Michigan physician sexually abused them during exams, the university says, with one accuser saying Dr. Robert E. Anderson’s actions over several decades made him a “sexual predator.”
A study by Michigan State University, University of Michigan, and the University of Pittsburgh published earlier this week shows that the rate of firearm deaths in the U.S rose drastically beginning in 2015.