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New York Makes Advances Regarding Sexual Assault on College Campuses

By Jeff Herman
June 18, 2015

The New York State Assembly met late on Wednesday night, alongside the Senate, and unanimously approved The Campus Accountability and Safety Act, reports The New York Times. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says: "The passing of this bill is the first step to helping the amount of sexual offenses that occur every day. The more the institutions follow the proper protocol in reporting these sexual offenses, the more protected our children become."

 

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.” 

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS & PREVENTION MONTH

By contacthermanlaw
April 01, 2015

Today marks the beginning of SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS & PREVENTION MONTH! More than a quarter of a million people are sexually assaulted each year in the U.S. While you can never completely protect yourself from sexual assault, there are some things you can do to help reduce your risk of being assaulted, like being aware of your surroundings and avoiding isolated areas.

ALERT: 13-Year-Old Student Sexually Assaulted & Battered at Westminster Christian School

By contacthermanlaw
March 31, 2015

JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL, INC. for the bullying, hazing and sexual assault of JOHN DOE by two older male students at WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL.

Sexual Assault Suit Against Archdiocese of New York

By Jeff Herman
March 23, 2015

A $5 million lawsuit was filed against the New York Archdiocese by the mother of an 11-year-old girl who was allegedly bullied, taunted and sexually assaulted by students at a Catholic school.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, believes "schools must take every incident, no matter how small, seriously and investigate it thoroughly. The safety of students needs to be their number one priority."

Herman Law Wins: Massage Envy’s Motion to Dismiss DENIED

By contacthermanlaw
March 16, 2015

JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces a Herman Law win:  Court denies Massage Envy's motion to dismiss case filed by Herman Law for a woman allegedly sexually assaulted during a massage by RONALD BRUINIUS at ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS DAY SPA. Lawsuit claims RONALD BRUINIUS previously assaulted a woman at Massage Envy and Massage Envy failed to report the assault to the Florida Board of Massage Therapy which allowed RONALD BRUINIUS to work at ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS DAY SPA. 

 

Miami Pediatric Doctor Faces Sex Abuse Charges

By Jeff Herman
December 30, 2014

Dr. Robert Kemp Crockett, a Coral Gables pediatric doctor, is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy while on vacation in North Carolina. Crockett worked as a pediatric emergency medicine specialist at Miami Children's Hospital. The hospital says Crockett is currently suspended and has been on leave for several months during the investigation. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says it is especially disturbing when allegations of sexual abuse involve a doctor who had access to vulnerable children.

Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against LA Fitness

By contacthermanlaw
August 19, 2014

JEFF HERMAN, a nationally-recognized advocate for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against LA FITNESS for the sexual assault of a former employee by "ST", a sales manager at the Boca Raton location.

Mentally disabled student charged with sexually abusing classmate at Harding High School

By Jeff Herman
July 11, 2014

A mentally disabled student was charged with sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a bathroom at Harding High School in Bridgeport, CT., while half a dozen other students cheered the perpetrator on. Nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, Jeff Herman, says schools must ensure its most vulnerable students are safe from sexual assault.

Texas teacher charged with sexually assaulting 6-year-old student

By contacthermanlaw
June 16, 2014

A Texas elementary school teacher, Alfredo Andrade-Gaytan, has been arrested after police say he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old kindergarten student.

Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against West Palm Hospital

By contacthermanlaw
August 27, 2013

Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against West Palm Hospital for alleged child sexual abuse by hospital employee Dan Furio. 

Inside Edition investigates modeling websites: Jeff Herman discusses sex abuse lawsuit against Model Mayhem on tonight's episode

By contacthermanlaw
August 16, 2013

An Inside Edition investigation into modeling websites warns aspiring models to beware. Jeff Herman will appear on tonight's episode to discuss a sexual abuse lawsuit he filed against Model Mayhem. 

Massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting client at Massage Envy in Coral Springs

By Jeff Herman
June 06, 2013

A Coral Springs massage therapist is charged with two counts of sexual battery and one count of misdemeanor battery for allegedly sexually assaulting a client at the end of a massage session at a Massage Envy clinic. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney who has represented victims in spa sexual assault cases, discusses the impact these types of assaults have on victims.

Milwaukee teacher, Megan Garland, accused of sexually assaulting two Messmer High School students

By Jeff Herman
May 31, 2013

Megan Garland, a 28-year-old science teacher at Messmer High School, a Catholic high school in Milwaukee, is accused of sexually assaulting two male students.

Nationally recognized advocate and civil attorney for victims of sexual abuse, Jeff Herman, discusses teacher-student sex abuse and the importance of getting victims help as early as possible.

Lawsuit filed against Miami Dade School Board alleges student-on-student sexual assault at Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center

By Jeff Herman
April 24, 2013

Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sex abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against MIAMI DADE SCHOOL BOARD for the sexual assault and repeated sexual harassment of a student by another student at Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center.

Attorney Jeff Herman Files Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against School Board of Palm Beach County

By Jeff Herman
April 23, 2013

Jeff Herman, nationally recognized attorney for victims of sex abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against SCHOOL BOARD OF PALM BEACH COUNTY for the repeated sexual assault of a student by another student at CORAL SUNSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

Supreme Court Rules U.S. Government Can Be Sued Over Assault by Prison Guards

By Jeff Herman
March 28, 2013

Jeff Herman, attorney for victims of sexual assault and abuse, breaks down the Supreme Court opinion on prison guard abuse in Millbrook v. United States.

Sexual assault lawsuit filed against Westside Regional Medical Center

By contacthermanlaw
March 27, 2013

Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against WESTSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER for the sexual assault of a female patient by PATRICK BARRY, a hospital security guard.

Sexual assault lawsuit filed against prominent Coral Gables restaurant, La Dorada

By contacthermanlaw
February 05, 2013

Jeff Herman (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against LA DORADA restaurant for the sexual assault of a hostess by restaurant manager/owner, Domingo Gandara.

Sixth Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against Doral Golf Resort & Spa

By Jeff Herman
January 29, 2013

Jeff Herman, nationally recognized trial lawyer for victims of rape, sexual abuse, and sexual exploitation, filed a new lawsuit against Doral Golf Resort & Spa. The lawsuit says the luxury spa continued to employ John J. Pacheco as a massage therapist after a woman reported he sexually assaulted her during a massage.

Video: Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against Courtyard by Marriott

By contacthermanlaw
September 13, 2012

Miami media reports on sexual assault lawsuit against Courtyard by Marriott. Sex abuse attorney, Jeff Herman, and the victim in this case discuss the allegations.  

Study: Sex Assault Risk Higher on Cruise Ships

By Jeff Herman
September 21, 2011

A new study published today in New Zealand found that there was "an unusually high incidence of sexual assaults and unwanted sexual contact on cruise ships."  It's time for cruise ship operators to take steps to protect vacationers, not put them at risk.

IL Sex Predator Law in Effect

By Jeff Herman
August 24, 2011

Today, the State of Illinois took a huge step toward ensuring the safety of its citizens by revoking the licenses of 11 healthcare workers previously convicted of sexual assault and battery.

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