Joint Statement about the California State Court Global Settlement

Former Patients of George Tyndall Agree to an $852 Million Global Settlement with USC

USC and the 710 women who filed civil cases in Los Angeles Superior Court involving George Tyndall have reached a global agreement that is fair and reasonable. The $852 million settlement will end this litigation in state court. The USC Board of Trustees has ratified the settlement.

This resolution was achieved with the assistance of private mediator and attorney Mr. Jeffrey Krivis, Esq., and Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, the Honorable Daniel J. Buckley.

John C. Manly, Esq., on behalf of Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel, commented, “Our team is humbled by the courage of George Tyndall’s survivors, who endured this process, and hope this settlement brings them healing. Our team also acknowledges USC President Carol Folt and General Counsel Beong-Soo Kim, whose hard work and determination were critical to resolving this case.”

USC General Counsel Beong-Soo Kim said, “Reaching a fair agreement with these former students has been a top priority for the Board of Trustees and President Carol Folt. We want to thank the Plaintiff’s Liaison Counsel for their willingness to work with us to resolve this litigation responsibly.”

Statement from USC President Carol L. Folt

Statement from USC Board of Trustees Chair Rick J. Caruso