Sexual misconduct

Fegan Scott and Lieff Cabraser Announce That Plaintiffs Score Win on Failed Statute of Limitations Defense in NCAA/Rembao Student Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 1:53am

Judge Davila was forthright in highlighting the seriousness and import of the case: The seriousness of the issue before the Court cannot be overstated.

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  • Judge Davila was forthright in highlighting the seriousness and import of the case: The seriousness of the issue before the Court cannot be overstated.
  • In recent years, it has become clear that sexual assault on college campuses is a pervasive problem.
  • Of course, as Larry Nassar demonstrated, sexual assault on college campuses is not limited to peer-to-peer assault; it also occurs between coaches and their athletes.
  • Plaintiffs disagreed, maintaining that various tolling doctrines prevent the court from finding that the abuse claims were time-barred.

Longtime treatment provider and collaborator David D'Amora to receive national award

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 6:30pm

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) are pleased to honor David D'Amora with the 2020 Gail Burns-Smith Award.

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  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) are pleased to honor David D'Amora with the 2020 Gail Burns-Smith Award.
  • David is known for building relationships between criminal justice agencies, treatment providers, and victim advocates.
  • In the mid-1990s, David fittingly worked alongside Gail Burns-Smith to create the country's first community-based management model that combined victim advocacy and perpetrator treatment.
  • "We are pleased to recognize David for his trailblazing work to bridge the fields of sex offender treatment and victim advocacy," said NSVRC Director Yolanda Edrington.

New Sexual Abuse Self Help Book by Melissa Ann McDaniel Is A Guide to Healing and Restoration for Assault Victims

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 1:48pm

: A Holistic Approach to Building Meaningful Relationships After Sexual Assault by Melissa Ann McDaniel, helps sexual assault survivors work through their trauma and reestablish emotionally healthy connections with those around them.

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  • : A Holistic Approach to Building Meaningful Relationships After Sexual Assault by Melissa Ann McDaniel, helps sexual assault survivors work through their trauma and reestablish emotionally healthy connections with those around them.
  • Melissa Ann McDaniel understands the longstanding impact of sexual assault on a victim's life.
  • She knows firsthand how survivors of sexual assault struggle to maintain secure attachments in relationships.
  • : A Holistic Approach to Building Meaningful Relationships After Sexual Assault, Melissa Ann McDaniel shares her own experience of assault with vulnerability, empathy, and grace, allowing victims to relate and feel seen.

Weinstein Survivors Secure $18.875 Million Settlement in Civil Case Led by FeganScott LLP and Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:56am

The women who brought this case ignited a movement and changed public discourse regarding sexual harassment and abuse.

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  • The women who brought this case ignited a movement and changed public discourse regarding sexual harassment and abuse.
  • Additionally, the court dismissed TWCs former representatives from the suit, significantly reducing the amount available for the settlement.
  • Absent the settlement, any sexual misconduct claims against TWC would be compensated only after secured creditors were paid in full.
  • Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a national plaintiffs class-action law firm with nine offices across the country helping survivors of various kinds of fraud, negligence, abuse and sexual harassment pursue their legal rights.

Newsy wins prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Award for 'A Broken Trust' investigation

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:45pm

Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), is the recipient of a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for " A Broken Trust ," its investigation into the lack of justice for survivors of sexual assault on tribal lands.

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  • Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), is the recipient of a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for " A Broken Trust ," its investigation into the lack of justice for survivors of sexual assault on tribal lands.
  • The Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards honor outstanding reporting on issues including human rights, social justice and the power of individual action in the United States and around the world.
  • Over the course of an 18-month investigation, Newsy uncovered severe breakdowns in investigations and prosecutions of sexual assaults.
  • From survivors to police, to tribal leaders to federal officials, the Newsy investigation gives a voice to the people involved in this complex system.

FeganScott Founding Partner Elizabeth A. Fegan Named Best Sexual Abuse Victims’ Attorney by US Business News

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 10:22pm

FeganScott founding partner and managing member Elizabeth A. Fegan was recently named Best Sexual Abuse Victims' Attorney in the state of Illinois by US Business News.

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  • FeganScott founding partner and managing member Elizabeth A. Fegan was recently named Best Sexual Abuse Victims' Attorney in the state of Illinois by US Business News.
  • Im honored to join the ranks of some of the most passionate and dedicated lawyers across the country, said Fegan.
  • As a passionate advocate for supporting survivors of sexual assault, abuse and harassment, Fegan is leading the class action lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein.
  • FeganScott is a national class-action law firm dedicated to helping victims of consumer fraud, sexual abuse, and discrimination.

Law Firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard Files a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against the Tamalpais Union High School District

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 4:13pm

The law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard is announcing the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Tamalpais Union High School District.

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  • The law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard is announcing the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Tamalpais Union High School District.
  • According to the lawsuit, in November of 2002, the Mill Valley Police Department notified the school district of sexual misconduct by Burgos.
  • The school district, according to the lawsuit, found that his behavior was careless, highly inappropriate, and unjustifiable.
  • The district terminated Burgos from his employment with the school district on or around October of 2008 due to his sexual misconduct with several male students.

Lieff Cabraser and Sauder Schelkopf Announce That Judge Orders Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit Against Huntington Memorial Hospital and Dr. Patrick Sutton to Move Forward

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 1:49pm

It is typical of sexual abuse cases relating to medical institutions and medical practices (like the recent USC/Dr.

Key Points: 
  • It is typical of sexual abuse cases relating to medical institutions and medical practices (like the recent USC/Dr.
  • The original sexual assault class action lawsuit was filed in October of 2018 by Lieff Cabraser and Sauder Schelkopf on behalf of women who were sexually assaulted and harassed during treatment by longtime Huntington Hospital ob/gyn Patrick Sutton.
  • But the Hospital failed to take any action in response to the complaints, continuing to employ and even promote Sutton.
  • Learn more about the case or contact Ms. Martin confidentially and securely about your experiences with Dr. Sutton and Huntington Memorial Hospital.

The Law Firm of Estey & Bomberger Commends University of Michigan Board of Regents Chairman Ron Weiser for Acknowledging Sexual Misconduct from Dr. Robert E. Anderson

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 7:34pm

Estey and Bomberger represent numerous survivors and victims of Dr. Anderson.

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  • Estey and Bomberger represent numerous survivors and victims of Dr. Anderson.
  • "By making his announcement, Chairman Weiser is giving credibility to every victim that courageously has come forward and admitted that Dr. Anderson violated them in the worst of ways," attorney Estey said.
  • "Sadly, in our society, sexual assault claims made by men are often minimized and questioned," attorney Bomberger added.
  • "By coming forward, Chairman Weiser will empower other victims to break their silence after decades of living with shame."

Law Firm of Estey & Bomberger Is Investigating Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Former University of Michigan Athletic Department Team Physician, Dr. Robert E. Anderson

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 10:24am

The award-winning law firm of Estey & Bomberger is announcing that it is investigating sexual misconduct claims against former University of Michigan Athletic Department Team Physician and University Health Service Director, Dr. Robert E. Anderson.

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  • The award-winning law firm of Estey & Bomberger is announcing that it is investigating sexual misconduct claims against former University of Michigan Athletic Department Team Physician and University Health Service Director, Dr. Robert E. Anderson.
  • University of Michigan officials also announced that they had received reports of "sexual misconduct and unnecessary medical exams" from former patients going back to the 1970s.
  • Estey & Bomberger has a long record of defending victims of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault and rape victims.
  • If you were violated by the University of Michigan Athletic Department Team Physician and University Health Service Director, Dr. Robert Anderson, contact the law firm of Estey & Bomberger for a free and confidential consultation to protect your rights.