Harvey Weinstein’s First Civil Suit Over Sexual Assault Filed in U.K.

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The first civil suit against Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault accusations has been issued in London. A woman alleges that the disgraced producer sexually assaulted her in London, with Jill Greenfield, a partner at local law film Fieldfisher, having filed the suit and applied for anonymity for her client. The move comes amid investigations from Scotland Yard following allegations of a number of women in the U.K.Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends the 2016 amfAR New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, New York.
The claim has been made against Weinstein, alongside the The Weinstein Co. and The Weinstein Co. U.K., and covers damages for personal injury, expenses, consequential loss including aggravated and exemplary damages and interest arising out of a series of sexual assaults inflicted on the claimant by the defendant.
Weinstein has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex.
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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