NewsLocal News

Actions

Some "Wave 2" survivors have settled Nassar-related lawsuits against MSU

Posted: 5:41 AM, Apr 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-25 09:46:13Z
survivor+teal+tiles.jpg

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University has settled "some" of the lawsuits filed by the second wave of Larry Nassar survivors. MSU spokeswoman Emily Guerrant tells fox47.com settlement talks between the university and other Wave 2 survivors are ongoing.

Michigan State settled the first round of lawsuits in May of 2018. It agreed to pay $500 million. $425 million of that is earmarked for the first group of 333 survivors. $75 million was set aside to settle future claims. An additional 168 survivors, calling themselves "Wave 2," have filed suit since then.

Guerrant tells FOX47news.com filings made this week in state and federal court were procedurally required to keep the process moving forward and that, "MSU is still actively engaged in settlement talks with the Wave 2 survivors." FOX 47 News and fox47news.com will keep you updated on the negotiations.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android

and

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox.

Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook