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DOJ Agrees to $139M Settlement with Sexual Abuse Victims of Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week revealed a $138.7 million settlement agreement with sexual abuse victims of the disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar. The settlement aims to resolve the victims’ claims against the FBI, which allege that the agency failed to properly investigate allegations of sexual abuse involving Nassar. This landmark […]

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Chicago Hospital System Faces Lawsuit for Allegedly Enabling Sexual Abuse by Former OB/GYN

A Chicago hospital system is facing a lawsuit filed on behalf of 300 women who claim they were sexually assaulted by a former OB/GYN. The accused, Fabio Ortega, was arrested for criminal sexual assault in 2018 and pleaded guilty, resulting in a three-year prison sentence. He was released in October 2023 after completing his parole

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Survivors of Archdiocese of Baltimore Sexual Abuse Must File Claims by May 31

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has been at the center of a disturbing scandal involving sexual abuse perpetrated by priests and members of the clergy. As a result of the Archdiocese’s recent bankruptcy filing, survivors of childhood sexual abuse within the Archdiocese have only three months left to file claims in bankruptcy court. The Pervasive Issue

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$19.3 Million Awarded in Federal Case Over Prison Sex Abuse

An Illinois woman was recently awarded more than $19 million in a federal institutional abuse lawsuit she brought against her prison counselor at Logan Correctional Center, who she says raped and sexually assaulted her for seven months during her prison sentence. Last week, the federal jury deliberated for four hours before returning the verdict in

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Sexual Abuse

Was Your Loved One Sexually Abused in a Nursing Home? Sexual abuse in nursing homes is a pervasive and serious issue, with older individuals, particularly those with limited mobility, being more vulnerable. Both men and women can become victims of sexual abuse in these care facilities. Start My Assisted Living Elder Sex Abuse Claim Please

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Doctor Behavior

Regret an inappropriate sexual relationship with your fertility doctor? IVF doctors engaging in sexual relations with their patients is WRONG and it’s their responsibility to not allow it to happen.  Doctors who exploit their positions of trust and authority to sexually exploit patients are violating ethical oaths and should be held accountable. Start My Fertility

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Institutional Abuse

Were You the Victim of Institutional Abuse? Institutional child sexual abuse is a grave betrayal of trust, and victims deserve justice for the lifelong impacts they endure. A skilled child sexual abuse attorney can help survivors seek justice and hold institutions accountable for enabling such heinous acts.  Start My Institutional Abuse Claim Now Please enable

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Mormon Sex Abuse

Were You the Victim of Mormon Sex Abuse? Mormon sex abuse refers to the instances of sexual abuse that have been reported within the Mormon community. These cases shed light on the importance of addressing and preventing abuse in religious organizations, and provide an opportunity for survivors to seek justice and healing. Start My Mormon

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More than 450 Catholic Clergymen Abused Nearly 2,000 Children, Illinois State Report Reveals

Illinois is one of the latest states to publicize the results of a decades-long investigation into the systemic sexual abuse of children by members of the Catholic clergy. The investigation in Illinois began in 2018 and included a review of documents from each of the state’s six Catholic dioceses. According to the report, published last

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Abuse in Scouting

Were You Sexually Abused in Boy Scouts? Almost since its founding in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has been aware of accusations of sexual abuse involving Scoutmasters, Scout leaders, volunteers, and employees. Attorneys are now investigating lawsuits against the BSA for failing to prevent child sexual abuse within its organization. Start My BSA Sex

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