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Lawsuit filed against Brown's Gymnastics in Las Vegas after coach arrested in 2020

Former gymnastics coach Terry Gray is facing multiple charges stemming from a mult-state investigation. He was fired from Brown's Gymnastics Las Vegas in 2015 where police say the bulk of the abuse occurred.
Posted at 2:28 PM, Jan 20, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas law firm Eglet Adams has filed a 37-page complaint in Clark County District Court, seeking damages for past and future pain, suffering, mental anguish and loss of enjoyment of life after a coach named Terry Gray was arrested in July 2020 on multiple charges including 15 counts of Open and Gross Lewdness, 25 counts of Lewdness with a child under the age of 14 and 5 counts of sexual assault.

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The firm alleges negligence, negligent hiring, and breaches of contract and fiduciary duties against Brown’s Gymnastics, a USA Gymnastics sanctioned gym, and its owner, Dayna Waroe.

Plaintiffs include 8 young women, who from the years of 2009 to 2015, allege that Terry Gray inflicted upon them a disturbing pattern of sexual in nature, physical, psychological, and emotional abuse.

Brown’s Gymnastics, USA Gymnastics and Dayna Waroe are the Defendants in the lawsuit. Waroe was the owner and a shareholder of Brown’s Gymnastics during Terry Gray’s employment, and was responsible for the overall management of Brown’s Gymnastics.

Under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act, defendants by and through their employees and agents, were childcare custodians and were under strict statutory duty to report known or suspected incidents of sexual molestation or abuse of minors to a child protective agency, according to the law firm.

The complaint further alleges that the defendants knew or had reason to know that Coach Gray had sexually groomed, molested, physically, psychologically and or emotionally abused or caused touching, battery, harm and other injuries to the Plaintiffs when they were minors.