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A National Law Firm for Victims of Sexual Abuse, Handling cases across the Country

Herman Law has attorneys who are admitted in NY, FL and the California bar (see lawyer bios ). This allows the Herman Law attorneys, if they are not already admitted to the court, to apply to appear as attorneys of record in all 50 States of the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as all Federal District Courts, by requesting that the judge presiding over a case permit them to appear Pro Hac Vice (“for this occasion only”).

Often we do this in association with a knowledgeable local attorney in that jurisdiction who provides insight into local legal custom and practice and assists in the logistics for matters in that jurisdiction.

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Psychiatric Treatment Facilities

The Mixing of Vulnerable and Volatile Populations can be a Dangerous Combination

Patients seeking treatment for drug addiction and other psychiatric issues are often vulnerable and volatile. The mixing of such patients in a single treatment facility unfortunately creates the opportunity for volatile patients to prey upon vulnerable patients. As a result, psychiatric treatment facilities have the duty to provide adequate safeguards and security to prevent patient on patient as well as staff on patient sexual abuse. When psychiatric treatment faciities fail to provide adequate security measures and patients are abused, the treatment facilities may be liable.

 

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