Our Cases in the News

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The two firms have combined to represent hundreds of sexual abuse and sexual assault survivors over the last ten years.

Here is a sampling of the cases that have appeared in the media over the last three years.

Washington Post: California court: Sports organizations must protect athletes

Orange County Register: California Supreme Court upholds ruling in USOPC athlete safety case

Inside the Games: USA Taekwondo must protect athletes from abuse, court rules

CBS: Former student sues high school district, coaches over alleged sex abuse on campus

San Jose Mercury News: Ex-student sues Los Gatos High School alleging track coach sexually abused her

Business Wire: Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard files childhood sexual abuse lawsuit against Los Gatos Saratoga Union High School District and former track coaches

Business Wire: Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard Files Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Valley Christian High School and Prominent Coach Greg Marshall

San Jose Mercury News: Former student sues Valley Christian High School, alleging coach’s unimpeded sexual abuse

CBS: Suit filed against San Jose’s Valley Christian High former basketball coach over sexual abuse

Business Wire: Sexual abuse lawsuit filed by Estey& Bomberger charges major Los Angeles-area youth soccer organizations with negligence, leading to sexual abuse of young soccer player

KTLA: Lawsuit alleges prominent SoCal youth soccor organizations ignored child protection policies in sex abuse case

KTVU: Presentation Catholic HS admits they failed to protect students from sexual abuse

San Jose Mercury News: Lawyer of sex abuse victims calls on USA Swimming to purge its ranks

Swimming World: Sex abuse survivors & their lawyer call on Tim Hinchey to purge USA Swimming of enablers

CBS: Six women sue USA Swimming for allegedly failing to act on sexual abuse allegations

The Daily Beast: Top U.S. Swim coaches abused teens, impregnated them, covered it up for decades: Lawsuits

MLIVE: Lawyers representing dozens of victims liken UM doctor abuse case to Larry Nassar, OSU scandals

Business Wire: University of Michigan sexual misconduct victims of Dr. Robert E. Anderson start retaining law firm of Estey & Bomberger for legal representation

SwimSwam: Jury doesn’t find USA Swimming negligent, but Stockton settlement nets $1.125M

Business Wire: San Diego law firm of Estey & Bombarger claims recent court ruling will force the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committe’s national governing bodies to protect athletes better

SwimSwam: USA Swimming added as defendants in lawsuit against Stockton Swim Club
Recordnet.com: Family sues swim club parent company over coach’s alleged sex abuse

San Jose Mercury News: San Ramon high school, Alamo church reach $1.5 million settlement in molestation case

Patch: Wrestling coach sex crimes: Cal High, Church settle for $1.5M
Danville San Ramon: Church, SRVUSD settle suit with ex-Cal High coach’s abuse victim for $1.5 million

SafeSport Added to Lawsuit Charging the USOC & USA Taekwondo with Gross Negligence and Racketeering

The amended lawsuit naming SafeSport claims that USOC and US Center for SafeSport failed to protect athletes.

Inside the Games: Amended lawsuit adds US Center for SafeSport to “sex trafficking” case

USA Today: SafeSport added to lawsuit involving taekwando’s Lopez brothers

OC Register: Safe Sport added to lawsuit alleging USOC cover up of sexual abuse of taekwondo athletes by Lopez brothers

Deadspin: SafeSport, The USOC’s Attempt To Stop Child Abuse, Is Set Up To Fail—Just Like It Was Supposed To

The Ohio State University – Dr. Richard Strauss Lawsuit

The Ohio State University class-action lawsuit claims that the University is responsible for the sexual misconduct committed by former team physician Dr. Richard Strauss.

NBC News: Former wrestlers sue Ohio State University, saying school ignored abuse by Dr. Strauss

USA Today: Ohio State hit with two lawsuits over sexual abuse allegations made against team doctor

New York Times: More Than 100 Former Ohio State Students Allege Sexual Misconduct

ABC6-TV: Class-action lawsuit filed against OSU due to ‘molestation of countless athletes’

ThinkProgress: The Beltway news cycle is burying the horrifying details of the Ohio State sex abuse scandal

The Daily Beast: Ohio State Knew Richard Strauss’ Sex Abuse Was Rampant—and Did Nothing: Lawsuit

Columbus Dispatch: Ex-Wrestlers Sue Ohio State – Say Officials Knew of Doctors Sexual Abuse

ESPN: Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s alleged sexual misconduct

The Globe & Mail: Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s alleged ‘rampant sexual misconduct’

New York Daily News: Four wrestlers sue Ohio State University over doctor’s sexual misconduct

USA Diving Lawsuit

The USA Diving lawsuit claims that the National Governing Body for the sport of diving is responsible for the sexual abuse committed by the Ohio State Diving Club coach Will Bohonyi and that the Ohio State University did not report the abuse to law enforcement.

Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State diving club, ex-coach, USA Diving sued over alleged sexual assault of teen girl

ABC News: Divers open class-action suit vs. USA Diving for ignoring sexual abuse

New York Daily News: Lawsuit alleges ex-USA Diving coach Will Bohonyi sexually abused minor for over a year while employed by Ohio State

Western Journal: Team USA faces another lawsuit over sexual abuse claims

Deadspin: Lawsuit Says USA Diving Ignored Sexual Abuse Of Divers

Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State diving club, ex-coach, USA Diving sued over alleged sexual assault of teen girl

WBNS-10TV: Lawsuit: Ohio State diving coach sexually abused athletes; university failed to stop him

CNN: Lawsuit alleges diving coach forced athletes into sex

ESPN: Divers open class-action suit vs. USA Diving for ignoring sexual abuse

ABC6-TV: Lawsuit claims OSU sat on sexual abuse claims

ABC6-TV: Lawsuit: Ohio State, USA Diving didn’t protect victim after reported sexual abuse by coach

Jezebel: Another Former Ohio State University Coach Has Been Accused of Sexual Misconduct

IndyStar: ‘You owe me this’: Indianapolis-based USA Diving accused of ignoring alleged sexual abuse of divers

USA Diving Survivor Estee Pryor Speaks About Her Lawsuit

New York Times: ‘I Didn’t Know How to Stop Him’: Ohio State Abuse Scandal Widens

ABC6-TV: Woman describes alleged sexual grooming by former Ohio State coach

NBC4-TV: Former Ohio State diver speaks out about sexual abuse by former coach

Daily Mail: Former Ohio State University diver describes how she was ‘sexually groomed by her coach when she was 16 and he forced her to have sex within a week of meeting’

Swimming World Magazine: Former Diver Eszter Pryor Speaks About Sexual Abuse Allegations on NBC’s Megyn Kelly TODAY

Yahoo: Former diver tells Megyn Kelly she was manipulated into sexual relationship with Ohio State coach when she was 16

Columbus Dispatch: Former diver describes alleged sexual assault by Ohio State coach

USOC Sexual Trafficking Lawsuit

New York Times: Senator to USOC, USAG: Take Legal Responsibility for Abuse

Deadspin: SafeSport, The USOC’s Attempt To Stop Child Abuse, Is Set Up To Fail—Just Like It Was Supposed To

USA Today: Lawsuit accuses U.S. Olympic Committee of sex trafficking in abuse cases against Lopez brothers

NBC News: Lawsuit accuses USA Taekwondo, U.S. Olympic Committee of sex trafficking

Deadspin: Lawsuit: USOC, USA Taekwondo Enabled “Sexual Abuse, Exploitation, And Trafficking” Of Athletes

Yahoo Sports: Former athletes file lawsuit against U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Taekwondo for alleged sexual abuse, sex trafficking

CNN: Lawsuit accuses US Olympics, taekwondo stars of sex trafficking

The Daily Beast: U.S. Olympic Committee Accused of Allowing Sex Trafficking in New Lawsuit

New York Daily News: U.S. Olympics, taekwondo stars Jean and Steven Lopez accused of sex trafficking in lawsuit

Fox2-TV: Lawsuit accuses US Olympics, taekwondo stars of sex trafficking

Chicago Tribune: Sex-abuse lawsuits illustrate USOC’s difficult path

Outside Magazine: Is the USOC Running a Sex Trafficking Ring?

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