LAUSD Student Files Personal Injury Lawsuit

LAUSD Student Files Personal Injury Lawsuit
The Los Angeles Unified School District is once again under fire for alleged teacher misconduct. The 16-year-old boy who filed the suit was involved in a sexual relationship with his 28-year-old Biology teacher at San Pedro High School. The relationship began in May of last year and lasted for two months. In July, the boy ...

From Jokes to Court: Bill Cosby and Sexual Assault Lawsuits

From Jokes to Court: Bill Cosby and Sexual Assault Lawsuits
In October 2014, comedian Hannibal Buress mocked Bill Cosby’s history as an alleged rapist during a stand-up routine at a Philadelphia comedy club. Video of the show quickly went viral, and in less than a month 20 women had stepped forward with accusations of sexual assault incidents allegedly occurring between 1965 and 2004. Over the ...

LA Times Profiles Effect of Crimes Against Children

LA Times Profiles Effect of Crimes Against Children
Crimes against children are unfortunately frequent in this digital world, so frequent that LA has a police unit called Internet Crimes Against Children which is made up of 11 officers. These LAPD officers typically investigate hundreds of cases each month. Veronica Rocha of the LA Times has written an article about the effect of this type of investigation ...

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Still Expanding

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Still Expanding
The measles outbreak at Disneyland has spread to employees, and the number of confirmed cases is 53 as of the 20th of January. At least five employees, some of whom have been vaccinated, contracted the virus while working at the park during Dec. 17th to 20th. The outbreak caused Orange County officials to prevent at ...

Father Charged After Child Sustains Serious Injuries

Father Charged After Child Sustains Serious Injuries
A 32-year old father was charged with child endangering after causing his 8-week old son to suffer from serious injuries. The incident happened on July 5, when at around 10:30 a.m., 911 received a call for help at a house located at 41 Park Avenue in Struthers. The Struthers Fire Department personnel arrived first at ...

Three People Charged After Child was Seriously Injured

Three People Charged After Child was Seriously Injured
Three people were charged with willful injury and child endangerment in connection with an incident last February 18, 2013 that involved a 6-week old baby. Danielle R. Bunce, 22, Eladio Pena, Jr. , 29 and Debra Dillon, 60, were charged with one count of willful injury and three counts of child endangerment causing serious injury. ...

Teenager Jumps from Shopping Mall Balcony; Sustains Serious Injuries

Teenager Jumps from Shopping Mall Balcony; Sustains Serious Injuries
A 47-year old man sustained serious injuries after an 18-year old teenager fell on top of him as he was shopping in Westfield shopping mall. Both men sustained serious pelvic and leg injuries. An eyewitness account by the mall security guard gives the dramatic details. “’I looked outside and I saw a man hanging onto ...

Man Pleads Guilty in Assaulting a Boxer

Man Pleads Guilty in Assaulting a Boxer
A man charged with assaulting Nick Casal, a professional boxer. According to reports, Casal was assaulted by a man in May 2012 with a dangerous metal instrument, causing serious physical injuries. Michael P. Vicki, a 31-year-old resident of Niagara Falls, admitted that he assaulted Casal and had intended to cause serious physical injuries to the ...