First David’s Law Lawsuit Filed Against School Cyberbullies

For parents and school kids, the thought of being cyberbullied can be frightening, and knowing what to do when it happens can be confusing and difficult. One Texas parent, after his son was subjected to cruel cyberbullying that turned into a big problem at school, has turned to the newly enacted David’s Law, and filed …

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Rand Paul Awarded $580K for Injuries After Neighbor’s Attack

Sen. Rand Paul’s neighbor has been ordered to pay $580,000 in damages and medical expenses after losing the lawsuit Paul brought against him for injuries sustained when he tackled Paul over lawn maintenance issues at their shared property line. This award was on top of the 30 days the neighbor had to spend in jail …

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Can a Dating Site Be Sued If Your Date Turns Dangerous?

It’s hard to meet people these days, which is undoubtedly why there are so many dating apps currently on the market. But what if something goes wrong, like really wrong. Can you sue a dating app or website if your date turns out to be dangerous? Unfortunately, the answer may surprise you. No Special Relationship …

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Is ICE Liable for Detention Center Sexual Assault?

According to recent investigation into sexual abuse in immigration detention, 1,448 allegations of sexual abuse have been filed against Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the past six years, with 237 allegations of sexual abuse in immigration detention facilities in 2017 alone. One such case in 2014 involved a detention center employee grooming and assaulting a …

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Dermal Fillers With Side Effects: When Can You Sue?

Dermal Fillers Gone Bad. It happens much more often than you think. Sometimes a qualified medical professional has a cosmetic surgery mishap, leading to negative side effects. But more often, an unqualified person is injecting fillers that may not be approved for the intended procedure. In many of these cases, a lawsuit is possible. But …

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KY Sheriffs Settle Claims They Cuffed Disabled Children in Schools

The families of two disabled elementary students won a settlement in excess of $337,000 from a the Kenton County Sheriff’s Office in Kentucky for a systematic practice of harmful and unconstitutional handcuffing. This comes after a federal district court ruled in 2017 that the punishment officers inflicted, notably handcuffing the biceps of disabled students behind …

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Student Wins $5M Settlement in Math Teach Sexual Abuse Case

The Los Angeles School District has agreed to pay $5 million to settle claims that it failed to supervise a former teacher who molested a student. The settlement comes on the eve of a re-trial, ordered after a change in California’s sexual assault laws. Here’s a look. Suits, Statutes, and Settlements In 2010, math teacher …

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USC Settles Claims Against School’s Gynecologist for $215 Million

The University of Southern California (USC) has agreed to settle a federal class-action lawsuit for $215 million. The suit was brought by current and former students after one of USC’s campus gynecologists, Dr. George Tyndall, was accused of sexual misconduct and inappropriate language. There could be as many as 17,000 members of this federal class-action; …

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