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Liberty Insurance Must Pay Most of USA Gymnastics’ Nassar Claims

Feb. 28, 2022, 4:03 PM

Liberty Insurance Underwriters Inc. doesn’t have to indemnify USA Gymnastics for 10 acts of abuse Larry Nassar perpetrated against female gymnasts, but the insurer is still on the hook for hundreds of others, the Seventh Circuit said.

Nassar was the USAG’s doctor for many years when he was accused of sexually abusing the young athletes under his care. Federal and state investigations followed the initial disclosures, and Nassar eventually faced accusations from 330 victims and 125 criminal charges in Michigan.

As part of a plea deal, Michigan dropped all but 10 of the charges against Nassar. He was sentenced to ...