Ride sharing services are becoming a popular mode of transportation in South Florida, with Uber and Lyft leading the pack. However, with the rise of this form of transportation comes an increase of crimes reported involving its users. There were more than 3,000 sexual assaults reported last year in Uber
A “youth host” employed by Disney Cruise Line is facing allegations that he fondled a child passenger aboard a Disney cruise ship. He is expected to go to trial this month, while authorities are reaching out to the public to determine whether there are more victims. The man in question
In Florida, a patient who is sexually assaulted by a doctor or hospital employee is not required to sue the healthcare provider under traditional theories of medical malpractice, unlike a patient otherwise injured by a careless doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider. A female patient, “Jane Doe,” recently sued St.
Four Broward county children and their parents are suing an elementary school teacher, Blake Farrell Sinrod, and the Palm Beach County School Board, alleging that the children were sexually molested by Sinrod. Sinrod pled guilty to the charges of child abuse. The initial lawsuit was filed in 2006, but nearly
The case of a 27 year old Miami woman who was raped at the Pleasure Emporium in Miami Gardens, while working the midnight shift, is one of the more terrifying my recent memory as a Miami crime victim attorney.The store utilized cameras, both inside and outside, extensive lighting, a locked
The legal definition of “rape” in the United States has not changed for nearly 100 years. Since 1920, only forcible vaginal penetration by a man has been classified as rape. This excluded situations where victims were drugged or intoxicated or the alleged anal raping of boys by former Penn State