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Sexual Assault

How to File a Claim Against BSA (Boy Scouts of America)

May 21, 2020   |  
IMPORTANT: Due to filing deadlines, we are no longer accepting these cases. Have you or a loved one suffered sexual abuse or assault by a Boy Scout leader or other Scout while in the BSA? You deserve justice and may be entitled to significant compensation, and you may be wondering...
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No Means No: North Carolina Updates Sexual Assault Law

December 12, 2019   |  
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently signed legislation that reforms North Carolina’s sexual assault laws, extends the statute of limitations for civil suits against perpetrators of child abuse, and includes other safety protection measures for children. The new legislation will allow North Carolina prosecutors to charge and possibly convict people...
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Sexual Assault in North Carolina: More Common Than You Think

July 8, 2019   |  
NEWS FLASH: Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has been indicted in federal court on charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors. Epstein, who avoided federal charges in a previous investigation, pled guilty in a related case in Florida in 2007 and received what many...
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Are Lyft and Uber Speeding Toward Lawsuits?

On February 16, a North Carolina passenger got an unexpected ride from his Lyft driver. Speeds hit more than 120 miles per hour. The unidentified passenger said he heard the Lyft driver rev the engine, and the car quickly accelerated. With his cell phone camera, the rider recorded the car’s...
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Doctor-Patient Sexual Assault: Seeking Justice in North Carolina

February 6, 2019   |  
UPDATE: As of 2/13/19, WRAL reports that more sexual assault charges have been filed against Wilmington, NC oral surgeon Michael Lee Hasson. If you or a loved one are a victim of sexual assault, you deserve justice. Contact Riddle & Brantley for a free, 100% confidential case review. Recently, a Wilmington,...
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Hollywood Sexual Assault Accusations Show How Victims Are Psychologically Traumatized

November 17, 2017   |  
Hollywood has been shaken up by multiple accusations of sexual assault committed by some of the biggest stars and producers in the film industry. More than 50 women, some of whom are famous actresses and/or models, claim that producer Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them. Actor Kevin Spacey is also facing...
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What Are Your Thoughts on The Harvey Weinstein Scandal?

October 13, 2017   |  
As many of you have heard, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is facing dozens of sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations. Weinstein has helped create some of Hollywood’s most famous movies, such as Pulp Fiction and Good Will Hunting. The scandal unfolded last week after The New York Times and The...
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How Teachers Are Gaining Students’ Trust Before Sexually Assaulting Them

April 17, 2017   |  
Reports of teachers sexually assaulting students seem to be making their way into the headlines more and more recently. In just the last few months, several stories involving teachers sexually abusing children have impacted our community, including one about a man who formerly coached basketball at Fayetteville’s Pine Forest High...
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Social Media Allowing Teachers More Opportunities to Sexually Abuse Students?

March 24, 2017   |  
In December, a Cherryville High School teacher was arrested following allegations that she had sex with a student. The police charged the 41-year-old English teacher with sexual activity with a student. As of this writing, she was still awaiting trial, but in February, she was fired. Reportedly, the relationship between...
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