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August 25, 2020

William Dederick, Former Kingston High School Principal accused of sexually abusing student in the 1980’s

  William Dederick, a retired biology teacher and later, an administrator at Kingston High School  has been accused of sexually abusing a student on and off school property in the early 1980s. According to the lawsuit,  the Kingston school district allegedly knew about the sexual abuse  of the victim and possibly other victims. Dederick, and the school district are both named as defendants in the lawsuit. Dederick, now 78, who was an employee at the school for more than 33 years, still maintains his innocence and has been advised not to speak about the case. At the time the alleged […]
August 11, 2020

NY elite private school Saint David named in lawsuit amidst child sexual abuse allegations

Saint David’s School, an elite private school in Manhattan, is named in a $20 million lawsuit alleging sexual abuse of a former student by 3 staff members dating back years ago.  The former student, Anthony Filiberti, is the second victim to come forward alleging sexual abuse. The first alleged victim, Peter DeFeo, accused the former teachers of the school of molesting him when he was just 8 years old. He is now 59.  “Initially, it was incredibly pleasant. You ran around this donated mansion,” said Filiberti of the school. He is now age 60 an sugn under the Child Victims […]
July 22, 2020

First female sex abuse victim of University of Michigan Dr. Robert Anderson comes forward in lawsuit

          The first female sex abuse victim of the late University of Michigan physician Dr. Robert Anderson will come forward this week to share her story publicly.   Dr. Robert Anderson, now deceased, has been accused of sexually abusing hundreds of student athletes spanning decades during his time employed at the University of Michigan. University of Michigan has been investigating the sex abuse allegations since February. Sex abuse allegations claiming that  former sports doctor Robert Anderson, who worked for the university from 1967 to 2003 have helped dozens of men have the courage to come forward.  Cathy […]
June 19, 2020

Former Catholic High School Coach accused of sexually abusing student more than 50 years ago

    A  lawsuit filed under the Child Victims Act last month in the state Supreme Court of Broome County claims a former Seton Catholic High School in Endicott sexually abused a child more than two dozen times back in the early 1970’s. Former Coach Vincent Dutkowski, who died in 2012, is accused of leveraging  his position to gain the victim’s trust and confidence before abusing him. According to the suit, in 1972, the 14-year-old boy  helped out as a ballboy and assistant during basketball practices where Dutkowski allegedly used those encounters to sexually abuse the teen on approximately 25 […]
June 16, 2020

Prestigious NY Private School facing lawsuit claiming decades old sex abuse of students by teacher

  At $50,000 year tuition, New York’s Saint David’s School in Manhattan is considered a highly prestigious all-boys private school.  However, it now faces allegations by former students of unreported  sex abuse by teachers spanning decades.  Peter Defeo III, now 59, claims that 50 years ago he was abused repeatedly by teacher Robert Ludlow, who is now deceased.  He claims that he was abused as young as  8 years old. He also claims that  a female administrator witnessed  the crime, literally looked the other way and did nothing to stop it.  The sexual abuse continued for another two years. Peter […]
June 10, 2020

Salamanca Teacher accused of sexually abusing two students

  Now that courts are opening again, two lawsuits have been filed by two former students of  the Salamanca City School District. The law suits have been filed in state Supreme Court in Cattaraugus County alleging a teacher sexually abused them. The students claims against the same teacher come ten years apart from one another. sexual abuse of two students by the same teacher almost 10 years apart. The plaintiff remained anonymous and claimed that David Bemus, a now retired teacher at the Jefferson Street School of the Salamanca City School District, allegedly had sexual contact with a 10-year-old child […]
June 9, 2020

High School Teacher arrested for alleged child sex abuse of student

  Stephen E. Raught, a teacher at Owen J. Roberts High School in Chester county has been charged with sexually assaulting a female student in the school. School administrators allegedly have known about his prior record of inappropriate behavior with students and did not take action. There is an ongoing investigation into how the school board mishandled the report of the teachers inappropriate behavior with students  in the past. As a result of this teacher’s arrest the school has  received a number of complaints from other students and reports of prior disclosures of possible abuse from students that may not […]
May 19, 2020

Lawsuit against University Of Michigan alleging decades of College doctor sex abuse against student athletes

  The University of Michigan  has been facing lawsuits amidst hundreds of allegations that the sports doctor employed in the mid 1960’s -2003, Dr. Robert Anderson, sexually abused student athletes while working there dating back to the 1970’s. The investigations began when campus police started looking into allegations against Dr Anderson that were brought to attention after a former student athlete wrote to the athletic director in 2018 about being molested by Anderson during medical exams in the early 1970’s. Dr Anderson was the University Doctor from the mid-1960s through 2003. He died in 2008. The sexual abuse allegations against […]
May 14, 2020

Ohio State university to pay out $42 Million in settlements for sex abuse by School Doctor

Friday Ohio State University announced  that 162 men will receive a payout of $40.9 million as a settlement for lawsuits against  Richard Strauss, a longtime athletics doctor at the school, for sexually abusing them when they were students. The investigation began in 2018 amid allegations against Strauss who had worked-as a doctor at Ohio State University from 1978-1998 and  committed suicide in 2005 at age 67. Throughout his entire tenure, Strauss abused students and administration “failed to appropriately respond.” The settlement was announced in March as part of a settlement to students who sued Ohio State University for its failure […]
May 12, 2020

Former Football player at U. of Michigan accuses team doctor of sexual assault back in the 1970’s

    Chuck Christian, a former tight end for one of the most decorated college football programs in the country, has stage 4 prostate cancer which has spread to his tailbone, ribs , hips , spine and shoulder. He was told in 2016 he only had 3 years to live, however, he has surpassed that timeline and credits natural remedies and alternative treatments rather than chemotherapy and radiation.   He has recently spoken out bout his sexual abuse when he was a Michigan Wolverine, and the  team doctor,  Dr. Robert Anderson, allegedly performed unwarranted prostate checks on athletes, including him. […]
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