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USA Gymnastics Sues Insurance Carriers Amid Nassar Lawsuits

USA Gymnastics accuses the insurers of breach of contract and alleges they haven't provided a full defense or fully reimbursed it for defense costs in 10 lawsuits filed by women who say Larry Nassar abused them

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    More than 150 women and girls testified in court that disgraced doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused them.

    (Published Monday, Feb. 5, 2018)

    USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven't fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

    The Indianapolis-based governing body for gymnastics sued seven insurance companies Friday in Marion County.

    The Indianapolis Star reports that USA Gymnastics accuses the insurers of breach of contract and alleges they haven't provided a full defense or fully reimbursed it for defense costs in 10 lawsuits filed by women who say Nassar abused them.

    Nassar worked for USA Gymnastics for 29 years and also worked at Michigan State University, which is named in many of the lawsuits.

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    Former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar issued a statement to his victims at his sentencing. 

    (Published Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018)

    The women's lawsuits accuse USA Gymnastics of failing to protect athletes from Nassar's abuse.

    USA Gymnastics has denied those and other allegations.