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Sex Abuse

A federal court in California approved a $73 million settlement in a class action against the University of California brought by women who accused a former UCLA gynecologist of making inappropriate comments and performing “sexually invasive ‘examinations.’” The women say UCLA allowed James Heaps to continue seeing patients despite a “reputation for disturbing behavior since the 1980s.”

LOS ANGELES — A federal court in California approved a $73 million settlement in a class action against the University of California brought by women who accused a former UCLA gynecologist of making inappropriate comments and performing “sexually invasive ‘examinations.’” The women say UCLA allowed James Heaps to continue seeing patients despite a “reputation for disturbing behavior since the 1980s.”

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