Ronald Bruinius, a Largo massage therapist currently facing sexually battery charges, had three previous complaints filed against him this year. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, explains why many victims of massage assaults may take longer to react.
St. John's Abbey, a Roman Catholic monastery in Collegeville, Minnesota has released a list of monks "likely to have offended against minors". Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says the release is a sign of progress, as the best way to protect children from sexual abuse is to expose predators and the institutions that protect them.
The principal of Imagine School in Lakewood Ranch, Selenia Quinones, is under investigation for claims that she failed to report child sexual abuse. Nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, Jeff Herman, applauds the Manatee County Sheriff's Office for protecting children by enforcing mandatory sex abuse reporting laws.
Chad Geyen, a former volunteer for a range of youth programs, including Big Brothers Big Sisters and Young Eagles, was charged last week with three counts of criminal sexual misconduct for allegedly sexually abusing four young boys. This week, four more young men have come forward with similar allegations. Nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, Jeff Herman, says the Minnesota Child Victims Act will help adult victims of childhood sexual abuse seek justice.
Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit against SEAGULL ACADEMY FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, a school for the developmentally challenged. The lawsuit alleges two autistic girls were sexually assaulted multiple times by adult male students at Seagull Academy for Independent Living, a Riviera Beach charter school for developmentally challenged individuals.
Rev. Roy Harriger Sr., the pastor of Community Fellowship Church in the Town of Hartland, was arrested on child sexual abuse charges involving two victims. Police say at least 10 other victims have also come forward. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, commends the brave victims for coming forward and for helping to protect children in the future.
A principal and two assistant principals at Sharpstown High School in Houston, Texas have been charged with failing to report allegations from students of sexual abuse by a teacher. Nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, Jeff Herman, says the best way to protect kids is to hold predators and those who protect them accountable.
Miami-Dade Police are investigating allegations of child sexual abuse against an unnamed teacher at Catholic Charities’ Head Start Early Childhood Development Program, located at Holy Redeemer Church. Nationally-recognized attorney for victims of child sexual abuse, Jeff Herman, urges the Archdiocese of Miami to assist police in their investigation by actively seeking and reaching out to any other potential victims or witnesses.
Two employees of VIVA! Performing Arts School in Dixon, Illinois, have already been charged in a child sexual abuse case involving a former student and according to police, the president of the school could potentially be next. Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, commends Dixon police for enforcing sexual abuse reporting laws and holding enablers accountable.
Dale Edwin Orth, a former church elder at Grace Community Church in Arlington, Texas, may have sexually abuse as many as five children, the Dallas Morning News reported. Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, asks church officials to actively seek other victims and witnesses and urge them to report information to law enforcement.