A large number of women have filed allegations that former University of Southern California (USC) gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall committed sexual abuse. You can join a class action lawsuit against Dr. Tyndall and USC if you were a patient of the former gynecologist between 1989 and 2016, when he allegedly abused patients.
The allegations against Dr. Tyndall include reports of inappropriate behavior during the many medical exams over his 30-year career. Despite the numerous complaints against him, USC allowed Dr. Tyndall to continue his practice. As a result, countless women were subject to inappropriate behaviors, comments, and medical practices.
What Is a Class Action Lawsuit?
A class action lawsuit brings together numerous plaintiffs to file and prosecute the case a group. A class action lawsuit has many advantages, including:
- Reduced legal costs;
- Speedier trial time;
- Consistent recovery among plaintiffs; and
- An increased chance of each plaintiff recovering compensation for their losses.
While a class action lawsuit may not be appropriate in every legal case, it is an option for the case against Dr. Tyndall and USC. It is possible that hundreds of women suffered abuse during their time at USC. If each individual sues Dr. Tyndall and USC for sexual abuse, it could result in an expensive and lengthy litigation process for everyone.
Additionally, USC is facing allegations that the university concealed and ignored complaints from former and current students. That means the university could be liable for the abuse that allegedly occurred. The legal costs associated with filing suit against a large institution like USC can be expensive. A class action lawsuit can reduce the litigation costs and get more effective, faster results.
What Do I Have to Do to Join a Class Action Suit?
If you were a patient of Dr. Tyndall’s between 1989 and 2016 you and received inappropriate medical treatment, you might be eligible to join a class action lawsuit. It is important to contact a legal team that is familiar with the case.
Lawyers understand how to handle class action suits, and they have investigated the specific claims against Dr. Tyndall and USC. Your lawyer can help you take the appropriate steps to join a class action lawsuit and seek compensation.
Why Should I Join a Class Action Lawsuit for This Case?
Becoming a part of a class action lawsuit against Dr. Tyndall and USC is about much more than seeking compensation. It is also about bringing awareness to the inappropriate and inexcusable acts both the doctor and the university committed. These actions should have never occurred, and they should not have been allowed to continue. Coming forward and joining together in a class action lawsuit can prevent the same thing from happening to other women.
How Can a Lawyer Assist Help Me Join a Class Action Lawsuit?
Free and Confidential Consultation
During your free and confidential consultation, a lawyer will gather more information about your case and whether you can file a lawsuit. You can also ask a lawyer any questions you might have about the legal steps of a class action lawsuit too.
Assistance Navigating the Class Action Lawsuit Process
Class action lawsuits can be confusing and overwhelming. You might feel unsure of which steps you need to take and what information you need to provide. It is also likely that you have a lot of questions about the implications of coming forward.
USC sexual abuse lawyers are familiar with the class action lawsuit process, as well as the specific case against Dr. Tyndall and USC. They will help you navigate the class action lawsuit every step of the way.
How Can I Talk to a Lawyer About Joining a Class Action Suit Against Dr. Tyndall and USC?
If you believe you received an inappropriate pelvic exam from Dr. Tyndall or experienced any other abusive behavior, contact a lawyer at 877-385-9792 today. Your lawyer can help you hold Dr. Tyndall and USC responsible.