USC agreed to a $215 million settlement for a class action lawsuit brought by victims of former campus gynecologist George Tyndall on Friday.
Attorneys for more than 250 women previously treated by George Tyndall filed lawsuits against the University.
Fifty-one more patients file suits against Tyndall and USC, motivated to change ‘a culture of secrecy and silence’
Fifty-one women filed lawsuits on Monday against USC, alleging the University mishandled and ignored accusations that former health center gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall sexually abused his patients.
Levine, one of Southern California's best known defense lawyers, has represented teachers, clergy and celebrities accused of sex crimes.
No timeline has been set for Nikias’ departure, and a successor has not yet been named.
Approximately 300 patients of George Tyndall, a former campus gynecologist accused of misconduct, have contacted USC through a hotline set up by the University, according to the Los Angeles Times.