University of Michigan Reaches $490 Million Settlement in Sexual Abuse Case Against Former Sports Doctor Anderson

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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, December 21, 2021 ~ The University of Michigan has agreed to a $490 million settlement, awarding damages to over 1,000 students who were abused by sports doctor Robert Anderson between 1967 and 2003.

The settlement payout will be split between those who have filed suit against the school, with the remainder being set aside for future claims.

Hear 760 WJR hosts and news analysts speak with legal experts about the settlement and the fallout for the University:



January 20, 2022 ~ 760 WJR Senior News Analyst Marie Osborne tells Paul W. that the University of Michigan will have to pay millions of dollars to former school athletes who say they were molested by a team doctor.

January 20, 2022 ~ Detroit-area attorney Ven Johnson talks to Paul W. about the University of Michigan multi-million dollar settlement with the Dr. Anderson sex abuse survivors.

January 19, 2022 ~ White Law PLLC Founding Attorney Jamie White talks with Guy Gordon about the $490 million settlement by the University of Michigan for Dr. Robert Anderson‘s accusers.