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Sexual Assault by USC’s Dr. George Tyndall

Have you, a family member or friend been subjected to
sexual assault, abuse, or harassment by USC’s Dr. George Tyndall?

Hundreds of women have filed civil lawsuits against The University of Southern California (“USC”) based on the alleged sexual misconduct of Dr. George Tyndall, USC’s longtime campus gynecologist. Despite numerous complaints made to the school, Dr. Tyndall remained employed as USC’s gynecologist until 2017 enjoying a nearly 30-year career and seeing thousands of patients.

In a recent turn of events, USC is attempting to resolve all claims with a self-serving, one size fits all settlement. USC’s attempt to resolve victims’ claims through a general settlement protects USC by restricting the recovery of individual victims and preventing thorough investigations into each claim to reveal the truth.

Victims must act fast to protect themselves and ensure that they are rightfully represented by counsel that will act in their best interest. Victims who fail to act will be stuck with the relief the USC deems appropriate for the harm they have suffered.

If you or a family member have been assaulted, abused or harassed by Dr. Tyndall, you are not alone and the attorneys at KBK are here to help.

Fill out our Consultation Form now for a free and confidential case evaluation.


KBK is recognized by our clients, the legal community, and the public as a leading plaintiff’s law firm dedicated to maximizing recovery.  We have recovered over One Billion Dollars for injured and abused plaintiffs through verdicts and settlements including more than $500 Million in Personal Injury Settlements, a $300 Million Class Action Settlement, a $250 Million Consumer Settlement, and $125 Million in mass disaster settlements.

KBK has experience fighting for and obtaining justice for women and children who have suffered sexual abuse at the hands of perpetrators permitted to flourish while public institutions turned a blind eye to their suffering. Just this past year, KBK obtained a $6.8 Million settlement from the Monson-Sultana Joint Union School, a K-8 school in Tulare County, for the school turning a blind eye to the sexual abuse of several boys by their teacher, David Blancas.


The KBK team is our most valuable resource and the reason for our success.  The KBK legal team has made a significant impact in the legal community that has resulted in better consumer protections in the areas of sexual abuse personal injury, insurance bad faith, pharmaceutical litigation, wrongful death, class action, mass torts and disaster litigation. KBK is a full-service contingent fee law firm that values every case equally and is committed to maximizing recovery.

Brian Kabateck, Managing Partner

As a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney and Founding and Managing Partner of KBK, Brian Kabateck fights to ensure access to the justice system for those who have been victimized.

Brian’s vigorous litigation on behalf of his clients has netted more than a billion dollars in recoveries. He has won many multi-million-dollar verdicts, judgments and settlements in the areas of sexual abuse, personal injury, insurance bad faith, pharmaceutical litigation, wrongful death, class action, mass torts and disaster litigation.

Because of his deep knowledge of the law and dynamic speaking style, Brian is a frequent analyst for national, local and legal media outlets. He makes regular appearances on CNN, MSNBC, CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and CW stations. In addition to his television exposure, Brian often speaks at seminars, law schools and industry events.

Anastasia Mazzella, Partner

Anastasia is a seasoned litigator who has researched, drafted and successfully argued over one hundred motions and briefs in both state and federal courts and in a variety of areas. Anastasia uses her keen trial advocacy skills to promote and protect the rights of victims and women.

Anastasia’s extensive experience in complex litigation has allowed her to successfully resolve hundreds of matters during her career leading to the recovery of millions of dollars for injured plaintiffs and survivors of sexual abuse.  Prior to joining KBK, Anastasia served as a judicial extern for the Honorable S. James Otero of the United States District Court during law school and as Editor in Chief of the Loyola Law Review.


When hiring KBK, you get the invaluable benefit of local experience and expertise. Notably, Brian Kabateck has successfully litigated or tried several cases before Superior Court Judge Carolyn Kuhl who has been assigned to manage all civil lawsuits filed by Dr. George Tyndall’s victims. 

Brian and Anastasia’s advocacy for their clients is well known in and out of California courtrooms. As California trial attorneys, the attorneys at KBK are familiar with local court rules, written and unwritten. Anastasia and Brian practice in California state courts as well as all districts of the United States District Court in California and Brian has argued cases before the California State Supreme Court, California Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.


Dana Lowery, who was a USC student and patient of Dr. Tyndall over 20 years ago, told CNN reporters that her and other women had a nickname for Dr. Tyndall, “The Butcher.”

Hundreds of patients of Dr. Tyndall have alleged he engaged in behavior with patients constituting sexual assault, abuse, or harassment , including:

  1. Photographing patients’ genitals
  2. Making inappropriate comments or remarks about patients’ bodies, sexual activities, ethnicity and religious beliefs
  3. Requiring patients to submit to nude “full body” exams
  4. Inappropriately “probing” patients with fingers during exams
  5. Inappropriately touching or fondling patients’ genitals or bodies during exams
  6. Other behaviors that fall outside the expected standard of care for gynecologists

Currently, the full extent of Dr. Tyndall’s alleged misconduct is unknown. Accordingly, women who were patients of Dr. Tyndall at any time may be a victim and may have a case.

Sexual Abuse: A Civil Cause of Action

While Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Harassment can lead to criminal prosecution, a civil lawsuit is the only way that sexual abuse victims can recover monetary damages for the emotional and psychological harm they’ve suffered.

A civil lawsuit can enact change, provide remedies and protects the private rights of victims. Although a lawsuit can’t undo the harm done, it allows victims to obtain compensation for damages which can pay for medical or therapy bills, lost wages, loss of enjoyment in life, and provide a sense of vindication that can help assist with recovery and healing.

If you, a family member or friend were subjected to sexual assault, abuse, or harassment by USC’s Dr. George Tyndall, we can help you achieve the maximum compensation for the harm done.

Fill out our Consultation form for a free and confidential case evaluation.

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