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Maryland principal apologized for waiting to notify families about sex abuse allegation

By Jeff Herman
November 21, 2014

A Maryland middle school principal apologized to families for failing to notift them about a substitute teacher accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old student at the school, the Washington Post reported. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says student safety must always be a school's highest priority.

Sexual Abuse Case Dropped Against Intern at New York City Preschool

By Jeff Herman
November 19, 2014
An almost five-month investigation into claims that a student teacher had inappropriately touched children at a preschool in Manhattan ended last week with the dismissal of all criminal charges. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says the criminal justice system can be both empowering and frustrating for victims, but it is important for them to be heard.
 

Cardinal Gibbons High School Teacher Sexually Assaulted 16-year-old student, lawsuit says

By contacthermanlaw
November 18, 2014

Nationally recognized sex abuse attorney, JEFF HERMAN, announces the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit against Archdiocese of Miami and Cardinal Gibbons High School, Inc., for the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old girl by former Cardinal Gibbons teacher, John Farrell. 

Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against Palm Springs Hospital in Hialeah; Video captured nurse sexually assaulting patient

By contacthermanlaw
November 11, 2014

WHAT: JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against PALM SPRINGS GENERAL HOSPITAL for the sexual assault of a male patient by Rene Martinez, a hospital employee who was later arrested for the assault.

Archdiocese of Chicago releases child sex abuse records

By Jeff Herman
November 07, 2014

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago released thousands of internal documents on Thursday that detailed decades of sexual abuse by priests. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of clergy sexual abuse, said the best way to protect children in the future is to expose predators and the institutions that protect them.

ALERT: High School Football Players Accused of Rape in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Charter Schools USA

By Jeff Herman
November 06, 2014

JEFF HERMAN, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit against the CHARTER SCHOOLS USA for the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by two male student football players in the Dean of Students’ office during school hours at KEYS GATE CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL.

Princeton University violated Title IX by mishandling sexual assault complaints, says federal agency

By Jeff Herman
November 05, 2014

Department of Education officials announced that Princeton University violated Title IX by not providing consistent sexual misconduct policies. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said institutions that violate Title IX when it comes to handling sexual abuse may could be held accountable through a loss of federal funding or in some cases, civil lawsuits on behalf of victims.

Ritz Carlton Massage Therapist Arrested for Sexual Assault

By Jeff Herman
October 28, 2014

Charles Russo, a massage therapist working at the Ritz-Carlton spa in New Orleans has been arrested after a customer accused him of masturbating and ejaculating on her feet as she lay on his table for an evening massage last year. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says a spa must not allow a massage therapist accused of sexual assault to continue to have unfettered access to vulnerable women.

Former Cooper City private school teacher accused of sexual abuse

By Jeff Herman
October 27, 2014

Police are searching for a former teacher suspected of sexually abusing students who attended a private Cooper City School. Tariq Ahmad, a former teacher at Nu-Ul-Islam Academy, faces several sex crime related charges. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, urges school officials to do everything in their power to reach out to anyone who may have witnessed or suffered abuse at the hands of Ahmad and report the information to law enforcement.

Clearwater Central Catholic High School Wrestling Coach Accused of Assaulting Students

By Jeff Herman
October 22, 2014

Clearwater Central High Catholic High School wrestling coach, Scott Stern, was arrested Tuesday on charges that he assaulted two students after forcing them to strip naked. Police say Stern was previously investigated for similar claims.

Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says a school must not allow a coach accused of child abuse to continue working with children.

 

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