DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Two more federal lawsuits have been filed against Ohio State by alumni over abuse allegations related to former Dr. Richard Strauss, who was employed in the athletic department. Strauss committed suicide in 2005.
There are six lawsuits against Ohio State related to Strauss, including a suit filed by Dayton attorney Michael Wright, who is representing nearly 50 former Ohio State football players and other former athletes.
The latest lawsuits include several anonymous plantiffs along with former UFC champion Mark Coleman, wrestler Nicholas Nutter, and former wrestler and MMA fighter, and Ohio State Hall of Fame inductee Adam DiSabato.
Michael Heifferon, a former athletic trainer, filed a separate suit this week.