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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.