A federal judge has partly unpaused litigation against Ohio State University over decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, while noting mediation toward possible settlements should continue as the lawsuits proceed.
Ohio State University announced that it’s reached a monetary settlement with some of the men who have alleged sexual abuse by longtime doctor Richard Strauss. The size of that settlement has yet to be determined.
An Ohio House committee reacted quickly Monday to a scathing statement issued by Speaker Larry Householder about inaction on a bill to let people sue Ohio State University over claims of decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor.
This year, Ohio lawmakers managed to send 21 bills to the governor's desk for his signature. However, there are many other proposals that received a lot of attention but are still waiting in the wings for 2020.