Larry Nassar Victims Reach $500 Million Settlement With Michigan State University
Victims of former Olympic U.S. gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar say they have reached a $500 million settlement with Michigan State University.
The school will pay $425 million to the current victims and will hold $75 million for victims who may come forward but have yet to do so. The settlement covers 332 girls and young women sexually abused by Nassar. (RELATED: MSU Shells Out $500,000 To Monitor Larry Nassar’s Victims)
Nassar treated hundreds of girls and women on Michigan State University’s campus. Gold medal Olympic gymnasts Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney all accused Nassar of sexually abusing them.
The former doctor was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison. (RELATED: Dirty Gymnastics Doc Sentenced To 40 To 175 Years In Prison)
After telling Nassar his sentence, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina responded, ““I just signed your death warrant.”
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