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Kmart Security Officer Sexually Assaulted Woman, Lawsuit Says

By contacthermanlaw
December 19, 2014

Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against KMART for the sexual assault of a 23-year-old woman by a Kmart security officer.

Connecticut jury awards $7 million in sex abuse lawsuit against Boy Scouts of America

By Jeff Herman
December 16, 2014

A Connecticut Superior Court jury awarded $7 million Friday to a man who said he was sexually abused by a Boy Scout leader in New Fairfield when he was a boy in the 1970s. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says the verdict sends a strong message to youth-serving organizations that child safety must always be the top priority.

Syracuse police warned bishop about priest 30 years before child sex abuse allegations surfaced

By Jeff Herman
December 12, 2014

Two retired Syracuse police officers say law enforcement warned a Catholic bishop 30 years ago about Monsignor Charles Eckermann, a former priest with the Syracuse Diocese who was defrocked two months ago over allegations of child molestation. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says when officials do not make the safest choice to protect kids, innocent lives are destroyed.

Brooklyn teacher accused of child sexual abuse says hugs were misinterpreted

By Jeff Herman
December 10, 2014

A former teacher accused of sexually abusing girls at a Brooklyn elementary school told cops he “gives and receives hugs from his students”. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse in New York, said a male teacher should not be allowed to touch female students.

Teachers accused of failure to report child sex abuse plead not guilty

By Jeff Herman
December 05, 2014

Two former Gavin Elementary District 37 teachers accused of failing to report suspected sexual abuse of a student by a former colleague, Michael Vucic, pleaded not guilty to the charge in Lake County court Thursday. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says holding those who protect predators accountable is the safest choice.

MEDIA ALERT: Bus Driver Sexually Molested Girl on School Bus in Westchester County, Lawsuit Says

By contacthermanlaw
December 03, 2014
JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against MILE SQUARE TRANSPORTATION for the sexual abuse of K.W., an 11-year-old student who was transported to and from school on a MILE SQUARE bus, by Ernesto Ortiz, the bus driver on K.W.'s bus. This case is the first to be filed from the nationwide practice's new office, Herman Law New York

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.

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