The New Paper

March 26, 2021

USC agrees to $852M settlement

The University of Southern California agreed to an $852M settlement over sexual abuse allegations against a former campus gynecologist. The settlement (agreed to with 710 former patients) brings the total amount paid by the university to state and federal plaintiffs to a record $1.1B.

More context: The doctor (George Tyndall) was charged with 29 criminal felonies in 2019. He has pleaded not guilty and is awaiting trial.

Extra: Here’s the statement from USC President Carol Folt.
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