sexual abuse

Multiple Lawsuits Against USC Regarding Alleged Sexual Assault By Campus Doctor

Much like the sexual assault case against Michigan State University and Dr. Larry Nassar, the University of Southern California is facing a similar situation regarding long-time campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall. Employed by the school for three decades, Dr. Tyndall has come under fire by former and current female students at the school regarding alleged sexual abuse during pelvic exams. Currently, more than 200 women have filed lawsuits against...
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More Than 100 Uber Drivers Accused of Sexual Assault Over 4 Years

Uber and other ride share applications, such as Lyft, have proven to be a flexible option for riders-especially when intoxicated. But the question is whether they have also become a liability – as a breeding ground for sexual assault and battery. A CNN investigation revealed that more than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexually abusing riders during the last four years. One victim in particular told CNN...
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Recognizing The Signs of Nursing Home Sexual Assault

Most elderly individuals rely on walkers and wheelchairs to leave their beds. They depend on others to care for them. And they go to nursing homes to be cared for. Instead of being cared for, some of these elderly people are sexually assaulted. Unfortunately, the unthinkable is happening at nursing home facilities throughout the country: vulnerable seniors get sexually assaulted and abused by the very people paid to care...
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Understanding Elder Abuse and Neglect

Elder abuse is a common problem seen in homes and care giving facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Elder abuse can take different forms such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse and exploitation, emotional abuse, neglect or abandonment by the caregivers, as well as healthcare fraud and abuse. Since older people are vulnerable, they easily become victims of abuse and neglect. Elder abuse can be ugly and...
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The Truth About Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home

One of the most common types of nursing home abuse is sexual abuse. Unfortunately, elderly nursing home residents become an easy prey for sexual predators because they are often weak and unable to protect themselves or speak due to a medical condition or side effects of medication. Our nursing home sexual abuse attorneys can help elderly victims get the just compensation they deserve and hold the perpetrators accountable for...
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Clergy Abuse Lawyer: The Truth is Disturbing

It is disturbing to think that trusting children, young adults and even older adults are sexually abused by the people they trust in their religious house of worship.Although it is hard to imagine that a man of the cloth can prey on the innocence of a trusted worshiper, sexual abuse within the clergy and other religious settings happen all too often. Sexual abuse cases involving the clergy and church...
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