Sexual Abuse Lawyer Articles

New Allegations Against E.P. Schools, Former Teacher

By Sanne Specht Mail Tribune A former Little Butte Elementary School teacher and counselor being sued for allegedly molesting young girls had a history of inappropriate behavior, according to sworn statements made by two former female students and a parent. The legal documents will be used as evidence to support a federal civil suit that alleges Joel … Read more

Tort Claim Filed In Alleged Sex Abuse Case

MEDFORD, Ore — This is an update to a story KTVL CBS News Channel 10 is following. A Klamath Falls student’s lawyer (Tom Petersen) has put the school district and some of its employees on alert that he could file a lawsuit. The student says Kenneth Gardner sexually abused her multiple times. Gardner is a … Read more

Child Abuse Hotline Calls Up Since Sandusky Case

By Susan K. Livio/Statehouse Bureau  TRENTON — New Jersey’s child abuse hotline has been flooded with phone calls since the Penn State sexual abuse scandal shocked the nation late last year, according to Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake. The number of calls soared to as many as 750 a day in November, when a Pennsylvania grand … Read more

Defrocked Priest Pleads Guilty in Child Sexual Abuse Case

Priest’s guilty plea throws wrinkle into Philadelphia sexual abuse trial By Sarah Hoye, CNN updated 8:04 PM EDT, Mon April 23, 2012 Defrocked priest Edward Avery of the Philadelphia Archdiocese admitted to sexually assaulting an altar boy. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Defense, prosecution argue about which witnesses jurors should be allowed to hear James Brennan accused of … Read more