The University of Michigan Knew That Dr. Robert Anderson Sexually Assaulted Students & Athletes

Over 1,000 claimants have come forward, including former University of Michigan students, athletes, patients, and others, alleging that Dr. Robert Anderson sexually assaulted them during routine medical examinations.

Records have revealed that The University of Michigan knew about Dr. Anderson's misconduct, dating back to 1975 when a letter was written by UM wrestler Tad Deluca, warning of the doctor's actions.

Despite these early warnings, Dr. Anderson continued to work at the university, and allegations of assault continued to surface in the following years.

During his 37-year tenure at the University of Michigan, Dr. Anderson worked with various student-athletes, including football players, as well as non-athlete students at the Health Science Center and patients in his private practice.

Allegations of abuse spanned almost four decades, with survivors coming from different sports and backgrounds.

This case is not limited to male survivors; there have also been allegations from a handful of women who experienced assault at the hands of Dr. Anderson.

If you experienced a violation by Dr. Robert E. Anderson at The University of Michigan, you can join others in seeking justice and compensation—your privacy will be protected, and all communication is confidential.

We encourage the University of Michigan students & athletes who were victims of sexual abuse by Dr. Robert Anderson to request a free, private case evaluation for potential compensation and justice.


The University Of Michigan Knew About Dr. Anderson's Misconduct Since 1975

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Victims of sexual assault at the hands of Dr. Robert E. Anderson at The University of Michigan, including those with emotional injury, may qualify for a case evaluation

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Sexual Assault Damage Info To Prepare Families

Who can help in moments of survivor response & assistance?

72% of campus law enforcement agencies have a staff member responsible for survivor response and assistance.

Some assault statistics between college staff & students:

38 percent of females and nearly 1 in 4 males reported sexual harassment from faculty or staff;

Roughly half of all such instances included multiple victims of the same faculty member;

Graduate-level female students continue to experience significantly more sexual harassment from faculty, staff, and students;

Sexual harassment is significantly associated with adverse outcomes after considering other forms of victimization.

Additional assault statistics between college staff & students:

One study found that 53% of involved faculty allegedly engaged in unwelcome physical contact dominated by groping, sexual assault, and domestic abuse-like behaviors;

More than half (also 53%) of cases involved professors allegedly engaged in serial sexual harassment;

Sexual harassment in the university setting influences academic freedom, prevention, sanctions, and serial sexual harassers relocating to new positions.

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Victims of sexual assault at the hands of Dr. Robert E. Anderson at The University of Michigan deserve compensation and justice.

Sexual Assault Damage FAQ: Questions About Sexual Assault

What is the definition of sexual assault?

Sexual assault is an act in which one intentionally sexually touches another person without that person's consent or coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual action against their will.

How can sexual assault affect the family and friends of the victim?

Family and friends of individuals who have been sexually assaulted experience emotional scarring, including a strong desire for revenge, a desire to "fix" the problem and move on, and a rationalization that "it wasn't that bad."

Is there a link between sexual assault and college athletics?

In 2015, a Texas A&M University professor and his colleagues analyzed over two decades' worth of FBI data, noting that reports of rape increased 15–57% around the times of major American Football games at Division 1 schools while attempting to find a link between campus rape and alcohol.

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