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UCLA Sexual Abuse Settlement Approved

On January 8, 2021, U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner of the Central District of California granted preliminary approval of a $73 million class settlement of a sexual abuse case against UCLA and its oncology OB/GYN Dr. James Heaps. Formal notice of the settlement will go out in early February, and include instructions on how to participate. The final approval hearing is set for July 12, 2021.


For more on the litigation, see EKO's case summary here.


The order is available here:

Order Granting Preliminary Approval
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