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Calif. Jury Clears USA Swimming in Molestation Case; Blames Parents

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Sparks Fly Between Attorneys A California jury has ruled in favor of USA Swimming in a lawsuit brought by a swimmer who had alleged sexual abuse by a coach of a local swim club.,,“There is too much malarkey in here for me to fully digest and intelligently respond,” [plaintiffs counsel] told Sports Litigation Alert. “This …

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California Jury Sides with USA Swimming in Molestation Case;

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A California jury has ruled in favor of USA Swimming in a lawsuit brought by a swimmer who had alleged sexual abuse by a coach of a local swim club.,,“There is too much malarkey in here for me to fully digest and intelligently respond,” [plaintiffs counsel] told Sports Litigation Alert. “This ultra conservative jury in a ‘red’ venue located in California’s central valley declined to hold the national organization responsible for the molestation of my client for two reasons alone…”

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Whistleblower Swim Coach Details Abuse, Retaliation in New Lawsuit

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Swim Coach Seeks Relief After Retaliation For Exposing Abuse

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Those who abuse athletes and power are enabled to do so by structures designed to hold them accountable for failing that responsibility. A recent wrongful termination lawsuit brings that to light.

At the center of Kuck’s allegations are events that took place late in 2017 and spilled over into the following two years. Kuck says that in October of 2017, mere months after taking the job as the club’s head swim coach, he reported assistant coach Jeremy Anderson to the board for verbally abusing a member family and threatening the family with revocation of their membership in retaliation for a similar complaint the family had made.

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Chris Hudson Faces an Uphill Fight for His Disability Benefits

When it comes to sexual abuse in Olympic sports, enough is enough.

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Olympic Sexual Abuse: When is Enough Going to be Enough?

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This year alone has seen a 55% increase in reports of sex abuse and other misconduct than last year. That amounts to an average of 239 reports a month… Analysts predict that the number of reports could cap off at 667 per month or 8,000 per year.

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The Blitz June 26 – July 3, 2017

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⚖️Litigation Lane: The Kombucha Defense and Fighting the NFL + an interesting review of a few other legal battles https://t.co/S77Fm5TQqY via @skolgirldn — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 30, 2017
NFL Concussion Settlement Judge Brody issues order in #NFL #concussion settlement allowing opt-outs to proceed with Second Amended Complaint. …

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