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August 22, 2019

Daycare Teacher in St. Clair County Charged With Sexually Abusing Child at Early Learning Center

MARGARET, Ala. (WBRC) – A 19-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a child has turned himself in to St. Clair County deputies. Austin Greenway, of Odenville, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 and school employee engaged in a sex act with a student under the age of 19. Authorities say Greenway turned himself in on August 20 after charges were presented following an investigation. The Margaret Police Department contacted the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office into allegations of sexual abuse of a 9-year-old child at North Valley Early Learning Center and the after-school program, […]
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September 13, 2018

Attorney says charter school did ‘bare minimum’ to screen accused pedophile

Parents of accused pedophile’s alleged victims want accountability   COOPER CITY, Fla. – Christopher Falzone quickly went from teacher to accused pedophile. Last week, we showed you the allegations from students at Sheridan Hills Elementary that led to him being fired from the Broward School District in 2014. But somehow, just a year later, he was hired at Renaissance Charter School in Cooper City, which is sponsored by the Broward School District.   https://www.local10.com/education/attorney-says-charter-school-did-bare-minimum-to-screen-accused-pedophile
August 16, 2018

Herman Law representing alleged victims of Christopher Falzone

Herman Law is representing alleged victims of sexual abuse by Christopher Falzone.  The allegations include abuse of a child at Sheridan Hills Elementary School, where Christopher Falzone was employed prior to working at Camp Live Oak and Renaissance Charter School in Cooper City.  Renaissance Charter School is a  Charter Schools USA school.( Jeff Herman Law won a verdict  against Charter School USA for $5,250,000 in 2016)  we are currently investigating the claims involving Christopher Falzone.    If you have any information regarding these allegations, we encourage you to contact Herman Law or authorities immediately.    
May 25, 2018

Jeff Herman, Esq. writes about Comedy and Tragedy: The Downfall of Bill Cosby, America’s Dad

I hear this response all the time, and it is my honor to help survivors seek their own justice.  My work is exclusively civil – I do not handle the criminal prosecution of sex offenders where the end result is a restriction of liberty, most often jail time. Instead, I use my skills in civil litigation, often bringing lawsuits alleging negligence, against the institutions that employ sexual perpetrators that had a duty to protect their clients from these dangerous members of the community. . The bad news, however, is that there is more work to be done. Undertones of “rape […]
August 16, 2017

Suit Filed Against Ex La Petite Employee Producing Child Pornography

San Antonio, TX – A lawsuit was filed against La Petite Academy in connection with a former employee’s arrest for producing child pornography at the facility in San Antonio.  Nicholas Gonzalez-Malven was arrested on federal child sex abuse charges. An investigation discovered Gonzalez-Malven took photos of himself sexually abusing a boy at the day care and then sharing those photos on social media sites such as Kik Messenger and Grindr. Gonzalez-Malven admitted to an undercover FBI agent posing as a contact on Grinder that he had been receiving and sending child pornography for approximately 5 years. This location of the […]

Sexual Abuse in Daycare/Schools Sexual Abuse

August 3, 2017

Two Additional Lawsuits (Now Four Total) Filed Against La Petite Academy

  ***MEDIA ALERT*** Two Additional Lawsuits (Now Four Total) Filed Against La Petite Academy Based On Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits allege:   La Petite Academy daycare hired Mark Mays without doing a proper investigation of his prior employment. Mays was fired from two previous daycares for repeatedly crossing boundaries with children; and Mays sexually abused the two infant girls while changing their diapers.   WHAT: Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of two additional lawsuits against LA PETITE ACADEMY for child sexual abuse by MARK MAYS, a teacher at the daycare. MAYS […]
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Sexual Abuse in Daycare

August 29, 2014

Former Big Brothers volunteer asks to have sex abuse conviction overturned

An attorney for a former Big Brothers volunteer convicted of child sexual abuse argued Thursday that the judge who heard the case should not have allowed testimony alleging the man committed inappropriate acts decades ago. According to the Chicago Tribune, the attorney asked a 2nd District appeals panel in Elgin to throw out the conviction of Leonard Puccini, 54, a Bull Valley man who was found guilty last year of sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy in 2009 whom he was mentoring through Big Brothers.
April 15, 2014

Jeff Herman obtains $5.25 million jury verdict for boy in Downtown Miami Charter School sexual abuse case

A jury has awarded a $5.25 million verdict to a boy who alleges he was bullied and sexually abused by an older student at Downtown Miami Charter School beginning when he was just seven years old. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, represented the boy and his mother. Herman filed the lawsuit in 2012, alleging the boy was orally raped by an older boy on the way to school in a transport van in 2011 and two more times in the school restroom.
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