Maryland plastic surgeon, Dr. Hadi Rassael, lost his license after he was accused of sexually assaulting two patients. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says patient safety must be the top priority for medical facilities.
JEFF HERMAN, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI for the sexual abuse of a child by Father Neil Doherty, a priest sentenced last year to 15 years in prison for child sex crimes.
Seven Sayreville War Memorial High School football players who were charged Friday for their role in a series of alleged sexual assaults could be tried as adults, the New York Times reported. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said by exposing predators and the institutions that protected them, these courageous survivors will save future generations from the same horrendous fate they suffered.
A former student at a Connecticut boarding school has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the school’s former headmaster ordered him to live in the basement of his home, where he sexually abused him in the 1980s. The lawsuit alleges Indian Mountain School in Salisbury was a "den of sexual of sexual abuse" in which at least six former teachers either participated in or were aware of sexual abuse by then-headmaster Peter Carleton.
In his first public remarks about the indictment of a Brooklyn Technical High School teacher accused of sexually abusing students, the school’s principal said last week that school officials were unaware of any allegations against the teacher until his arrest in August, the New York Times reported. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says the teacher groomed his victims to gain their trust.
New York Franciscan brother Dominic Quigley was removed from his position at a Queens parish following allegations he sexually abused a student at St. Francis Prep. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, urges school and church officials to actively seek out anyone who witnessed or suffered abuse by clergy and report any relevant information to the police.
A lawsuit alleges an Alabama school board is responsible for a plan that led to the rape of a 14-year-old special needs student who was used as bait for a sexual predator. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says the school violated Title IX by putting the student in danger and allowing a known sexual predator to have access to vulnerable students.
Court Says Communications Decency Act Does Not Shield Website from Liability in Sexual Abuse Negligence Case – Jane Doe No. 14 v. Model Mayhem
In a landmark decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the Communications Decency Act does not protect Internet Brands, DBA ModelMayhem.com, from liability in a sexual abuse negligence claim. Jeff Herman, the attorney for Jane Doe and a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: “This is a landmark decision and a victory for victims of sexual abuse. For the first time ever, websites may be held liable for their failure to protect users from a known danger. I look forward to taking this case to trial.”
Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a third lawsuit against BRIGHT HORIZONS, doing business as DISCOVERY PRESCHOOL for child sexual abuse by OLAKUNLE OMOMOWO, a music teacher at the daycare. Herman will release significant facts, which indicate that the school was warned about Mr. Ola in March before his arrest and has assisted in his criminal defense.