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Sexual Abuse by Doctor in California: What to Do?

Doctors are some of the most trusted members of society, and for many, that trust is rightfully earned and given. Nothing is more important than your health; when something goes wrong, you trust your doctor will do everything possible to help you get better. Unfortunately, there are untrustworthy people in every industry, including the field of medicine, where doctor...

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How to Report Sexual Assault in a Nursing Home in California?

When a loved one is in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you trust that they are being provided the best care possible, and for many that is the reality. Unfortunately, not everyone has this experience. Sexual assault is a known problem in nursing homes. It is important to report nursing home sexual assault any time it is...

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How People with Disabilities Are at Risk of Sexual Assault

The prevalence of sexual abuse toward individuals with disabilities is far greater than most people realize. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, people with disabilities are four times as likely to experience sexual assault than the general population. These vulnerable populations have the same rights as everyone else, including the right to seek justice. If you suspect someone...

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What to Do If You Have Been Sexually Harassed at Work

Work may not always be fun, but it should always be a safe environment. This means that employees should not be subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace. The law demands it. There are several legal avenues to seeking relief after enduring sexual harassment on the job, and we can show you what to do if you have been...

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What Is Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment?

Of the two types of sexual harassment, quid pro quo is likely the type you are most familiar with, even if you do not realize it. What is quid pro quo sexual harassment? It is a type of illegal discrimination that occurs when someone in a position of power requires an employee to accept or tolerate offensive, sex-based behavior...

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2023 Scholarship Winner

Congrats to Abigail Zwicke on Winning our 2023 Scholarship! You can read her essay below on what can be done to raise more awareness of sexual abuse in America: Sexual abuse is one of the most traumatic events that a person can experience. The pain inflicted can reverberate for a lifetime. This is especially true when survivors face a...

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Boucher LLP Represents Touhey and 17 Others in Lawsuit Against UC Regents for Ignoring Abuse by Their Swimming Coach

“Former California swimmer copes with the lasting trauma of abuse two decades ago…” “Katherine Touhey, a state champion at then-T.C. Williams High, joined 17 other former California swimmers who filed a lawsuit against the school, hoping for “accountability” after what they said was years of abuse from coach Teri McKeever… Allegations contained in the lawsuit include “incessant” verbal abuse,...

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Sexual Assault in the Fashion Industry

Our attorneys focus on holding institutions responsible for allowing abuse to occur. We typically do not handle matters involving abuse by a personal acquaintance, family member, or other individual outside of an organization. Fashions come and go, but abuse and harassment will never be in-style, despite the prevalence of sexual assault in the fashion industry. Model Alliance conducted a...

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Sexual Harassment in the Banking Industry

With its high-pressure work environment and male-dominated culture, the banking industry has seen numerous cases of sexual harassment and misconduct over the years. Sexual harassment is against the law, and employers have an obligation to stop it. As a survivor of sexual harassment in the banking industry, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help. At...

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How to Ask Your Child About Molestation

Our attorneys focus on holding institutions responsible for allowing abuse to occur. We typically do not handle matters involving abuse by a personal acquaintance, family member, or other individual outside of an organization. It is devastating to think that your child may be experiencing any type of harm at the hands of another person, but suspecting your child may...

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