Ex-Rutgers Coach Dodges Sex Assault Suit Over Late Filing

Law360, Newark (January 25, 2018, 5:30 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday tossed a former Rutgers University volleyball player's sexual assault and harassment claims against her onetime coach, saying the action was filed too late even after accounting for the period when she claims to have repressed memories of the alleged abuse.

U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle granted Matthew Dever's summary judgment motion to dismiss Chelsea Schmotzer's lawsuit as time-barred by a two-year statute of limitations, finding that "at least 29 months (i.e., more than two years) where plaintiff's memory...
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SCHMOTZER v. RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-CAMDEN et al


Case Number

1:15-cv-06904

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Education

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Jerome B. Simandle

Date Filed

September 16, 2015

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