Sept. 10 deadline looms for Nassar survivor claims

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The window to file a civil lawsuit will close next month for some of the women who were abused by Larry Nassar. 

In May, Michigan State University reached a $500 million settlement with more than 330 survivors. The settlement set aside $75 million for women who came forward after the university reached the agreement.

Later that month, the Michigan House approved Nassar-inspired legislation that included a measure allowing retroactive lawsuits in cases where the statute of limitations have expired. The measure, intended to give survivors more time to sue, came with a deadline: Sept. 10.

"What we have found out by talking to a lot of these girls is there's a lot of confusion," Melissa Hauge told 24 Hour News 8 Thursday. 


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