Bill Cosby and NBC Universal have been sued by three women and two actresses from The Cosby Show for sexual harassment and misconduct.
Deadline has informed about this Five lawsuits have been filed against Bill Cosby and NBC UniverseThat, because of A’s affairsabuse and sexual harassment happened during the filming of the series The Cosby Show.
According to the outlet, the indictment filed by attorneys Jordan Merson and Jordan Rutsky states that “Plaintiff was sexually injured, harassed, and abused by Bill Cosby as part of a pattern of conduct, plan, or strategy conducted and organized by Bill Cosby and his associates.”
Case that didn’t move forward?
five applicants, Lily Bernard, Eden Tirl, Jewel Gittens, Jennifer Thompson and Cindra Ladd, they found out Cosby “abuses his power in nefarious and horrific ways”.“Repeatedly. Confirming that the cases of abuse have happened over several decades.
lawsuit also addresses NBC Universal, Kauffman Astoria Studios and The Carse-Werner Companyto ensure that such companies They were aware of the situation and did not intervene to stop Cosby despite the complaints raised “The Accomplices Who Condemned and Encouraged Cosby’s Actions”.
five women attended People over 60 declared that they are drug and abuse by Bill Cosby in recent years.
before, Cosby was sentenced to 10 years in prison. However, after being found guilty of raping a Temple University employee, The sentence was canceled in 2021, Three years later, by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Later, he was found guilty of sexual abuse of a minor, although the punishment prescribed was only monetary and without criminal consequences.
process of decades
The events addressed in the lawsuit occurred several decades ago. However, Bernard, Tirl, Gittens, Thompson and Ladd were able to stand trial. Thanks to one of the most recent reforms to New York lawthrough which New York’s Adult Survivors Actavoid sexual abuse They can present their cases no matter how long ago they happened.
before, The law only allowed trials of less than a year. Because of the abuse arising, this is the reason why in many cases the proceedings did not end legally.
On the other hand, Bill Cosby’s spokesman He assured that the lawsuit is “only about money”, commenting that “The courts and public opinion will follow the rule of law and clear Cosby of the charges.”
“Mr. Cosby continues to strongly deny all of these allegations against him, and looks forward to defending himself in court in this new case.”he declared.