Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law

NY Nichols School Sex Abuse Investigation Shows Decades of Misconduct by Teachers – Our Law Firm is Investigating

The Nichols School in Buffalo, New York was recently investigated for sex abuse by teachers over decades. The school's own investigation reveals that school officials often knew about misconduct or inappropriate behavior by specific teachers, but failed to take appropriate action. Laffey, Bucci & Kent is calling for victims and witnesses to contact the firm.

By |2018-01-25T16:43:37+00:00January 25th, 2018|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law|Comments Off on NY Nichols School Sex Abuse Investigation Shows Decades of Misconduct by Teachers – Our Law Firm is Investigating

Attorney Sam Reich in New Jersey Law Journal for Victim’s Rights Case Against Camden, NJ School

Sam Reich's crime victim rights case was featured in a NJ Law Journal article last month. A New Jersey appeals court ruled in favor of Reich's client and against s school district after the trial court dismissed the case.

By |2017-11-01T22:32:12+00:00November 1st, 2017|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law, Victims of Crime Articles|Comments Off on Attorney Sam Reich in New Jersey Law Journal for Victim’s Rights Case Against Camden, NJ School

Philadelphia Private School Teacher Sentenced in Criminal Child Molestation Case in New Jersey

A former private school teacher from Phila. PA was sentenced for sex abuse in New Jersey. 3 former students have come forward with reports of sex abuse in the 1970s at the school.

By |2017-03-01T22:23:22+00:00February 28th, 2017|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law, Victims of Crime Articles|Comments Off on Philadelphia Private School Teacher Sentenced in Criminal Child Molestation Case in New Jersey

Grand Jury: Solebury School in Pennsylvania Failed to Protect Students from Sex Abuse

A Jan. 2017 grand jury report reveals that the Solebury School failed to conduct any investigations into allegations of sex abuse of students by teachers over a 55+ year period. All but one of the cases is barred by PA's criminal statute of limitations law.

By |2017-04-20T17:58:17+00:00February 16th, 2017|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law|Comments Off on Grand Jury: Solebury School in Pennsylvania Failed to Protect Students from Sex Abuse

Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against New Jersey Schools – In Loco Parentis & The Household Requirement

An explanation of New Jersey law in lawsuits for child sex abuse against schools. What is the law under NJ's Child Sex Abuse Act? Schools which stand in loco parentis within the household can be held liable.

By |2016-10-26T15:12:05+00:00October 25th, 2016|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law, Victims of Crime Articles|Comments Off on Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against New Jersey Schools – In Loco Parentis & The Household Requirement

Pennsylvania Public School Sex Assault Law Update – Federal Court Rules Against Philadelphia Public School

An update of Pennsylvania public school sex abuse law, Sept. 2016. The 3rd Circuit holds in favor of girl and against the School District of Philadelphia in L.R. v. School District of Philadelphia. Case analysis by noted crime victims rights lawyer Brian Kent.

By |2016-09-14T15:46:28+00:00September 14th, 2016|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law|Comments Off on Pennsylvania Public School Sex Assault Law Update – Federal Court Rules Against Philadelphia Public School

School District Liability for Sex Abuse in Pennsylvania Law Changes in 2016

School liability laws in Pennsylvania will likely be amended in 2016, allowing government entities like school districts to be sued. But will the changes actually help victims of abuse by teachers, coaches, etc.? Here, our sex abuse victims lawyer discusses the proposed changes and how they fail to measure up.

By |2016-07-19T14:43:09+00:00July 18th, 2016|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law|Comments Off on School District Liability for Sex Abuse in Pennsylvania Law Changes in 2016

New Jersey School Sex Abuse Law – NJ Superior Court Rules Against Former Student (Spring 2016 Update)

Recent legal article about school liability for sex assault of a student by a teacher. In J.P. v. Smith, et al. (March 7, 2016), the New Jersey Superior Court ruled against a student who alleged extensive sexual abuse by one of her teachers, an assistant band director. Get a breakdown of the case and what it means for future lawsuits.

By |2016-05-18T18:39:49+00:00May 18th, 2016|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law|Comments Off on New Jersey School Sex Abuse Law – NJ Superior Court Rules Against Former Student (Spring 2016 Update)

New Jersey School Sex Abuse Lawsuits – Are Schools Liable When a Student is Sexually Assaulted by a School Employee?

New Jersey schools can be held liable for sexual abuse of a student by a school employee (teacher, coach, etc). Learn about the law, recent developments and what the legal requirements are.

By |2016-09-14T16:41:52+00:00May 16th, 2016|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law|Comments Off on New Jersey School Sex Abuse Lawsuits – Are Schools Liable When a Student is Sexually Assaulted by a School Employee?

PA Teachers Sexually Abusing Students – Signs of Abuse

No parent wants to discover that their child is being sexually abused by a teacher. There are many reports of PA teachers sexually abusing their students. Victims of sex abuse often exhibit signs of abuse. Parents need to be aware of these signs and talk to their children.

By |2015-12-08T16:13:35+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Teacher & School Sex Abuse Law|Comments Off on PA Teachers Sexually Abusing Students – Signs of Abuse
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