sexual assault

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Helping Someone Who Confides That They Have Been Sexually Assaulted

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month:  Helping Someone Who Confides That They Have Been Sexually Assaulted

The statistics are horrifying: Every 92 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. Do the math – that works out to more than 321,000 victims age 12 and above every year. (statistics from the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network RAINN)

Flight Attendants Claim Drugged Sexual Assault by Pilots: JetBlue Airlines Sued

Flight Attendants Claim Drugged Sexual Assault by Pilots: JetBlue Airlines Sued

A chance meet-up in Puerto Rico by JetBlue flight attendants and pilots ended with sexual assault of two of the flight attendants by one pilot, according to a lawsuit recently filed in a New York federal court.

The suit also accuses JetBlue of inaction after the incident was reported last year, soon after the alleged assault occurred. 

Nondisclosure Agreements in Sexual Harassment Cases Are Out the Window for New Jersey Employers

Nondisclosure Agreements in Sexual Harassment Cases  Are Out the Window for New Jersey Employers

Under a bill recently signed into law, New Jersey employers cannot force workers to obey nondisclosure agreements when they settle a sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination claim. The support for this legislation was overwhelming in the Legislature as well as from Governor Murphy who signed it into law.

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Katie Brennan has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey, accusing it of using its policy for workplace discrimination to hide an alleged sexual assault from Governor Phil Murphy. The lawsuit further alleges that the state used the same policy to silence the alleged victim.

Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

 Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

Although the number of rape reports on New Jersey college campuses climbed again in 2017, advocates attribute much of the increase to the fact that it has become easier for victims to report these crimes.

US Gymnastics Team Sexual Assault Charges Continue

 US Gymnastics Team Sexual Assault Charges Continue

Two years ago, an investigation revealed incomplete reporting by the executives of USA Gymnastics of sexual abuse allegations. But even two years later, allegations of sexual misconduct still arise against a former coach.

CBS Executive Moonves Loses Job and Severance Due to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

CBS Executive Moonves Loses Job and Severance  Due to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Leslie Moonves, former chief executive of CBS Corporation, not only lost his job due to multiple allegations of sexual misconduct but now has forfeited a lucrative exit payment.

Under Pressure, Rutgers Changes Its Sexual Harassment Policy

Under Pressure, Rutgers Changes Its Sexual Harassment Policy

Rutgers University has taken quick action to change its policy on investigating sexual harassment complaints. The impetus?  A recent newspaper report published in NJ.com that revealed that the college had refused to consider complaints that exceeded a two-year time limit.

Patient Sexually Assaulted at New Jersey State-Run Psychiatric Facility

Patient Sexually Assaulted at New Jersey State-Run Psychiatric Facility

If you or a family member has experienced bullyingsexual assaultsexual harassment of any kind, or has been injured in an accident or by any other type of personal injury, or needs help with any employment discrimination or family law issue, please contact the Law Offices of Paul S. Foreman, P.C.