Tag: sexual abuse

ER Doctor at Cedars Sinai Arrested on Suspicion of Sex Assault

ER Doctor at Cedars Sinai Arrested on Suspicion of Sex Assault

An ER doctor who worked at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.

/ January 24, 2020
Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawsuit in D.C. Could Set Off Flood of Legal Claims

Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawsuit in D.C. Could Set Off Flood of Legal Claims

The Boy Scouts of America is facing a lawsuit in Washington D.C. that could open a flood of sexual abuse lawsuits from men in states where they couldn't file a lawsuit due to the statute of limitations.

/ January 8, 2020
20 More Victims File Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Lyft

20 More Victims File Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Lyft

Twenty more people have filed sexual assault lawsuits against Lyft, accusing the ride-sharing app of hiding a "sexual predator crisis."

/ December 5, 2019
California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California has extended the statute of limitations for adults to file child sexual abuse lawsuits, opening a one-year window for previously time-barred lawsuits to be filed against individuals and organizations.

/ October 17, 2019
Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

Lawmakers in Texas have doubled the statute-of-limitations for sex abuse lawsuits to 30 years after the survivor turns 18 years old.

/ September 23, 2019
Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit in New York

Look-Back Law Sparks 400+ Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits in New York

Over 400 child sex abuse lawsuits were filed in New York as part of a new law that gives adult victims 1 year to file civil lawsuits against their abusers and the institutions that enabled abuse.

/ August 15, 2019
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Accuses Boy Scouts of Hiding Pedophiles

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Accuses Boy Scouts of Hiding Pedophiles

A new lawsuit accuses the Boy Scouts of America of covering up a "pedophile epidemic" after naming another 350 previously-unknown men who sexually abused at least 800 boys.

/ August 7, 2019
USC Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

LAPD Arrests Former USC Gynecologist on Sex Abuse Charges

The LAPD arrested former USC gynecologist George Tyndall on sexual assault charges after he was accused of abusing over 700 patients during his 30-year career.

/ June 27, 2019
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Van Nuys Charter School Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

A teacher from Birmingham Community Charter High School in Van Nuys, CA, was arrested in November on suspicion of child molestation, according to LAPD’s Sexually Exploited Children Unit.

/ February 25, 2019
OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Ohio State University by student athletes who were sexually abused in exams by Richard Strauss, the wrestling team doctor, more than 20 years ago.

/ July 17, 2018