Aly Raisman sues US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar

Aly Raisman sues US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar

Raisman, several high-profile gymnasts and two USA senators had been calling for his ouster for weeks. She was among almost 200 gymnasts who gripped the country with their testimony about decades of abuse during his televised sentencing hearings. Olympic Committee and Twistars Gymnastics, a Michigan-area club where Nassar treated injured gymnasts on a weekly basis.

In the aftermath of Nassar's sentencing, then-MSU President Lou Anna Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis resigned.

Raisman, a six-time Olympic medalist and former team captain, says in the complaint that Nassar sexually abused her at the Karolyi Ranch National Training Center and at competitions both in the United States and overseas, including the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

"At this time, they remain willing to conduct a full investigation, and without a solid understanding of how this happened, it is delusional to think sufficient changes can be implemented", the 23-year-old said in a statement obtained by NBC News on Friday.

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For its part, USA Gymnastics says it has made several "bold decisions and actions" including closing the National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch and creating an athlete task force to let athletes help shape the organization's operating decisions. I refuse to wait any longer for these organisations to do the right thing.

Nassar pleaded guilty last year to molesting female athletes under the guise of medical treatment for almost 20 years, and was earlier this year sentenced to up to 300 years in prison for his crimes. "It is my hope that the legal process will hold them accountable". Team USA also failed to contact Michigan State University, Nassar's former employer, for allowing Nassar to continue his abuse.

Jacob Moore, a gymnast who competed for the US men's junior national team from 2015-17, added his name to an amended complaint against disgraced physician Larry Nassar on Wednesday.

Raisman was just one of the high-profile athletes who have spoken out against Nassar and the organizations that they claim enabled him.

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Nassar, 54, will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was sentenced in three separate cases to 60, 40 to 175 and 40 to 125 years behind bars, for possession of child pornography, and the molestation of more than 160 girls in two different counties. "Why isn't the USOC here right now?"

The abuse occurred during competitions and training, at events where the organizations were responsible for Ms. Raisman's safety and making sure that protocols were followed, the lawsuit said.

CBS News reached out to the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University for comment in response to these new lawsuits, but has yet to hear back.

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