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Former USC Gynecologist George Tyndall Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

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Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall was arrested on Wednesday in the wake of allegations levied by hundreds of former students who claimed he sexually assaulted them under the guise of medical care.

Tyndall, who has been accused of molesting more than 400 female patients over his decades-long career at the university, was arrested at his California apartment on felony sexual assault charges Wednesday morning, authorities said. He was carrying a loaded 38-caliber revolver at the time of his arrest, according to authorities.

The former campus doctor was charged with 18 counts of sexual penetration and 11 counts of sexual battery by fraud for “sexually assaulting 16 young women over the course of seven years while he worked as a gynecologist at the University of Southern California,” the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said in a statement Wednesday. During their investigation, authorities uncovered homemade sex tapes and photos of young women in compromising positions, an LAPD detective said Wednesday.

“Tyndall is accused of sexually assaulting 16 female students at a campus health center. The victims, who range in age from 17 to 29, went to the facility for annual exams or for other treatment,” prosecutors said in a statement, adding the alleged incidents took place between 2009 and 2016.

Source: ABS News



USC Was Told Gynecologist Could Be Preying On Asian Women, Secret Records Show

After decades of complaints about a campus gynecologist, USC administrators hired a team of medical experts to evaluate him. The experts came back with a disturbing report saying there was evidence Dr. George Tyndall was preying on vulnerable Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.”
Source: LA Times

Former USC Track Star Joins Women Alleging Misconduct by Gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall

In 1996 Nicole Haynes was a USC track star at the peak of her game. This was the same year she was sexually violated by Dr. George Tyndall when she was being diagnosed with food poisoning.     READ FULL STORY
Source: KABC-TV Los Angeles


Letter to the Editor: USC Lobbying Against AB 1510 is Another Betrayal to Survivors

Plainly, this bill would allow survivors of former campus doctors Dennis Kelly and George Tyndall to claim legal damages from USC, even if the statute of limitations had already expired. AB 1510 expands the net of justice for victims of USC-sponsored sexual assault.    READ FULL STORY
Source: Daily Trojan

Olympian Aly Raisman is Helping Other Sexual Assault Accusers in Their Fight for Justice

Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Aly Raisman became a symbol of strength for survivors as she spoke out against her abuser Larry Nassar last year. Now she’s standing with women who accuse former USC gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct.    READ FULL STORY
Source: Fox

USC’s $215M Sex Abuse Settlement Offer a No-Go

“A proposed $215 million class action settlement that would have resolved sexual abuse accusations against an on-campus gynecologist and the University of Southern California was rejected by a federal judge.Judge Wilson was concerned that class members could be misled into believing that their award would be higher than what they actually received.”    READ FULL STORY
Source: Bloomberg Law


USC Hires Lobbying Firm as Millions in Sex Abuse Settlements Loom

Scandal plagued USC, facing civil suits from hundreds former patients who allege they were sexually abused by a gynecologist at a campus health facility over a period of three decades, has hired a Sacramento firm to lobby against legislation that would extend the statute of limitations to sue private universities.”    READ FULL STORY
Source: The Sun

How the Los Angeles Times Uncovered the George Tyndall Scandal

On Monday, the Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for articles that exposed Dr. George Tyndall, the USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students. Read about how the story came to light, and has evolved over the past year.”    READ FULL STORY
Source: The LA Times

Unclear if Findings in USC’s Sexual Abuse Investigation Into Campus Gynecologist Will Be Shared With Victims, Public

When USC’s trustees tapped Rick Caruso last May to lead the university out of the crisis brought on by sexual abuse allegations against a campus gynecologist, his first act was to hire a prestigious law firm to conduct “a thorough and independent investigation.”    READ FULL STORY
Source: KTLA 5

Top USC Officials Stepping Down as University Tries to Set New Course

In yet another sign of upheaval at the University of Southern California, two top administrators announced Tuesday that they were leaving their posts.    READ FULL STORY
Source: Herald Mail Media

New Suit Filed Against USC, Tyndall

Three more victims of former campus gynecologist George Tyndall are suing USC, the Engemann Student Health Center, Keck Medicine of USC and Tyndall, separately from the more than 500 women who are already involved in a class action lawsuit.    READ FULL STORY
Source: Daily Trojan

Judge Orders USC to Produce Tyndall Case Documents

USC and attorneys representing 652 plaintiffs in several lawsuits against former campus gynecologist George Tyndall were instructed to start producing internal records and documents Monday during a Los Angeles Superior Court hearing that took place on March 14.    READ FULL STORY
Source: Daily Trojan

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