Nassar Victims' Payout Hangs On Fight With USAG's Insurers

By Zachary Zagger (February 13, 2019, 9:57 PM EST) -- USA Gymnastics and its insurers are battling in bankruptcy court over coverage for up to $150 million in sexual abuse claims, a dispute that will determine how much money abuse victims can recover and set the stage for similar insurance fights in sexual abuse scandals in other Olympic sports.

The national governing body for gymnastics and sponsor of the U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December, facing more than 100 lawsuits from 350 women alleging USAG allowed former Olympics team doctor Larry Nassar to abuse hundreds of victims.

USAG estimated in bankruptcy court filings that it is...

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