Category: Sexual Abuse

Childhood Sexual Abuse

New York Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

New York passes Child Victims Act, allowing survivors of childhood sexual abuse to file class action lawsuits against their abusers - statute of limitations (SOL) extended for victims to the age of 55.

Scott Silva Van Nuys Sexual Abuse

Van Nuys Teacher/Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse

Scott Silva, who taught and coached at Birmingham Community Charter High School in Van Nuys, California, was arrested following an investigation by LAPD’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit, which was initiated November 1 in response to a report of inappropriate conduct...

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Former Student Files Lawsuit Against Santa Clarita Basketball Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse

A lawsuit has been filed against the Hart District and former Canyon High basketball coach Jeremy Haggerty, who has been accused of multiple counts of sexual abuse.

Southern Baptist Church

More than 200 Baptist Church Leaders Accused of Sexual Abuse

February 11, 2019 - An investigative report by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News has uncovered some 400 allegations of sexual misconduct involving 700+ alleged victims over a 20-year period. Of the accused perpetrators, more than half have already...

USC Student Health Center

USC Gynecologist Accused of Sexual Assault Named in 30 More Lawsuits

More than 200 women have filed reports with police alleging sexual misconduct by former USC campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall, most of whom say they were violated during medical exams at the campus health center.

Settlement Reached in Sexual Abuse Litigation against Boy Scouts, LDS

December 28, 2018 - A total of 19 Idaho lawsuits in which a combined 29 male plaintiffs accused the Boy Scouts of America and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) of participating in decades of systematic sexual abuse...

USC Student Health Center

USC Gynecologist Abuse Update: Police Uncover Porn, Pics of Ex-Patients in Raid on Storage Unit

Excerpt: Dec. 13, 2018 – Former USC gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall continues to look suspicious in the wake of a tsunami of litigation filed against him by more than 200 women alleging sexual assault, as a raid on his storage...

Catholic Priest

New List of Catholic Priest Abuse Names 17 Jesuit Priests from St. Louis Area

Two Jesuit provinces have released the names of more than 150 priests and other clergy members who were found to have “credible allegations” of sexual abuse against minors and vulnerable adults made against them dating all the way back to...

USC Faces 51 New Sexual Assault Lawsuits from Patients of Ex-Gynecologist; Settlement May Follow

At least 51 more lawsuits were unloaded against USC on Monday, filed by alleged sexual assault victims of Dr. George Tyndall who are seeking to “change the culture of secrecy and silence.” Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a...

Ohio State Sexual Assault Class Action Lawsuit

What’s the problem? July 17, 2018 – The complaint, filed in a Colombus court on Monday, describes former OSU wrestling team doctor Richard Strauss as “a prolific sexual predator” who might have assaulted 1,500 or more male students at Ohio...