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Jury Finds Loomes Wheeler Guilty on 7 Charges

By Jeff Herman
May 22, 2015

After deliberating for nine hours, an Osceola County jury found Loomes Wheeler Jr. guilty on seven charges, three counts of battery, two count of lewd and lascivious molestation, and two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct, as reported by The Orlando Sentinel.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says: "I applaud these young victims of sexual abuse for coming forward with their stories.  It is not easy but I believe that only with disclosure can you start the healing process."

ALERT: Priest At Archdiocese of Miami Continued to Work at St. Pius X, After Several Reports of Sexual Abuse in 1989

By contacthermanlaw
May 20, 2015

JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against the ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI for the sexual abuse of a then 14-year-old boy by Father HARRY RINGENBERGER at ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE CHURCH.  Jeff Herman, the victim’s attorney, said: “According to our lawsuit, the Archdiocese of Miami chose to avoid scandal, in part by continuing to give Father Ringenberger unfettered access to boys, instead of taking action to protect children and help victims heal.” 

Former Carpentersville Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

By Jeff Herman
May 19, 2015

A former Carpentersville Middle School teacher was charged Monday with criminal sexual assault after allegedly having sexual contact with a minor, according to The Chicago Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says: "Student safety is of the utmost importance.  It is my hope that law enforcement thoroughly investigates and all allegations are being addressed."

Former Juvenile Corrections Nurse Charged in Sex Abuse Case

By Jeff Herman
May 18, 2015

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a former Idaho juvenile corrections nurse, after she was charged with two counts of sexual battery of a minor and two counts of having sexual contact with a juvenile inmate, according to Idaho Press-Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says: "Leiteau had the responsibility of caring for these children in the correctional facility but instead she abused her power and put them in needless danger."

Jefferson Paris school under fire as sexual abuse allegations on bus surface

By Jeff Herman
May 15, 2015

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports that a “sexual” incident occurred on a school bus last week involving three students from a public elementary school in Marrero, according to The New Orleans Advocate.   Jeff Herman, attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says: "The safety and well-being of the children is of utmost importance.  All incidents should be investigated thoroughly and the responsible parties must be disciplined."

St. Charles North Dean's Assistant Charged With Sexually Assaulting a Student

By Jeff Herman
May 14, 2015

A dean’s assistant at Saint Charles North High School has been arrested and charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated sexual abuse, as reported by The Chicago Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse says: "One of his duties as a dean's assistant was to make sure students are safe but what he did was the complete opposite."

Media Coverage on Palmer Trinity School Lawsuit

By contacthermanlaw
May 14, 2015

Attorney Jeff Herman held a press conference in front of the Dade County Courthouse yesterday to announce the filing of a lawsuit against PALMER TRINITY PRIVATE SCHOOL.  Below are some media coverage: 

 

ALERT: Bullying of a 14-Year-Old Boy Escalated to Sexual Assault, After School Officials Failed to Discipline

By contacthermanlaw
May 13, 2015

JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against the PALMER TRINITY SCHOOL for the bullying and sexual assault of a male student by three male students at PALMER TRINITY SCHOOL.  Jeff Herman, the victim’s attorney, stated: “A school must never needlessly endanger children.  When it comes to protecting kids, schools should always make the safest choice.” 

Maryland music teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15 students

By Jeff Herman
May 12, 2015

A former music teacher in Maryland pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing 15 minor students in his 27 years on the job, according to The Washington Post.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says this case is frightening because "parents trust that the school would protect their children from these dangers but rather than being proactive, it seems that any complaints made were swept under the rug."

Alert: 9-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted After Repeated Complaints Made to School Authorities Were Ignored

By contacthermanlaw
May 11, 2015

JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against the SCHOOL BOARD OF MONROE COUNTY for the sexual assault of a second grade female student by another male student at STANLEY SWITLIK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

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