BY: Lisa Esser-Weidenfeller | IN: Personal Injury
Women who were sexually abused by a USA Gymnastics coach or trainer or sexually assaulted at a USA Gymnastics Member Gym have the right to make a legal claim and seek damages. According to a newly imposed deadline, however, the window to file that claim ends on April 29, 2019.
USA Gymnastics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and the court overseeing the bankruptcy case has established that claims of sexual misconduct by USA personnel and facilities will be barred if not filed by April 29, 2019.
Sommers Schwartz, PC, has an accomplished team of personal injury lawyers that has not only successfully handled civil sexual abuse cases, but that also has experience in bankruptcy proceedings.
Most recently, our attorneys represented a group of women in a $500,000,000 settlement with Michigan State University over the systematic assaults by USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. We continue to represent survivors in the pending case against Twistars, USA Gymnastics, and the US Olympic Committee.
Please contact Sommers Schwartz attorney Lisa Esser-Weidenfeller today at (866) 924-0101 to review your potential claim confidentially, so we can help you pursue damages in the USA Gymnastics bankruptcy proceedings.
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Lisa Esser-Weidenfeller focuses her practice on medical malpractice, automobile negligence, and general negligence litigation on behalf injured plaintiffs.