Sexual abuse against teacher at a private out of state boarding school, pre-litigation mediation for confidentiality
Mediated a sexual abuse matter involving a high school student against a teacher in a unified school district involving multiple defendants. Teacher allegedly had previous complaints and District knowingly provided false letters of recommendation which resulted in him being hired at two schools. Issues involved included liability, insurance coverage, negligent hiring and possible jail time. Case settled for over mid 6-figures, including personal contribution.
Sexual assault involving sexual intercourse, oral copulation, providing narcotics to five minor boys in middle school and high school. Perpetrator is a divorced mother in a rehabilitation facility. The parties agreed to mediate prior to filing a civil lawsuit. Time sensitive, funding, and emotional issues dominated the negotiations.
Claimant, a female middle schooler claims sexual harassment and bullying by male student who is the son of a school principal.
Undisputed sexual abuse by a woman who was married with children. The perpetrator was under the influence at the time and had a history of substance abuse issues. Issues involving aspects of fraudulent conveyance and family law. Settlement included a 7-digit monetary amount and letter by parents acknowledging restitution satisfied and no issues with leniency sentencing.
Special needs children being transported to and from their school allege oral copulation was occurring by an emotionally and behaviorally challenged male student to other students while riding the bus. Allegations include failure to supervise by the bs driver, understaffing by the bus company, and notice. Case settled in mediation for 7-figures.
Two female students alleged sexual abuse against their teacher. After the teacher was fired, he was arrested. The same teacher was then hired by a different school district in another county where a third female student alleged negligent hiring, sexual abuse, and issues of notice.
Two males, two females – all adopted by the same foster care family, alleged daily physical abuse by their foster family over a 14-year period. As adults, pre-litigation mediation occurred and the case settled globally in the millions. Issues included the Referring Agency not carrying enough insurance.
Parents of five teenage boys brought a civil lawsuit in conjunction with the felony count criminal action against a married mother for her lewd sexual misconduct and for furnishing controlled substances to minors. After two mediation sessions, the case settled with private money at a confidential number.