West News Wire: Under a deal with the US gymnastics authority, hundreds of women who were sexually abused by Larry Nassar, former doctor of the US Olympic Gymnastics Team, are set to receive $380 million in compensation.

The lawsuit between the aggrieved women – including Olympic gold medalists Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and McKayla Maroney – and the US Gymnastics Federation and the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee was settled after five years of legal wrangling.

Nassar is currently serving more than 300 years in prison for sexual assault and other crimes.

“This chapter is finally closed. Now the hard work of reform and rebuilding can begin,” tweeted Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to publicly share her accusations against Nassar in 2016. “Whether or not justice comes and change is made, depends on what happens next.”

Women harassed at Michigan State University, where Nassar worked, also sued the university in the Upper Midwestern state.

In 2018, the university agreed to pay the plaintiffs $500 million.

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