Duncan Round of Sprouts daycare center in South Philadelphia was arrested, faces over a dozen child sex abuse charges. Police alleged Round sexually abused two 5 year old children at the daycare center.
A catholic high school teacher at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg pled guilty to sex abuse of students, after facing over 150 charges.
A Montgomery County, PA gymnastics coach is facing charges of molesting a young girl. This arrest comes amid allegations that USA Gymnastics routinely ignored reports that coaches had molested young female gymnasts.
Pennsylvania may join a growing list of states which have amended laws to help victims of child sex abuse seek justice in both the civil and criminal courts. House Bill 1947 now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to face major opposition.
t’s time for PA to amend its statute of limitations laws for child sex abuse. With a recent Grand Jury Report (March 2016), which revealed abuse of 100s of children in PA, now is the time for change.
Victims of sex abuse may not immediately report the abuse. PA and NJ sex abuse lawyer discusses recent PA Supreme Court ruling allowing expert testimony to explain Child Sex Abuse Syndrome and why victims may delay reporting the abuse.
In the most recent high profile child sex abuse case, a former Subway spokesperson was sentenced to prison for sex crime and child pornography charges. The disgraced spokesperson pled guilty to having sex with minors and receiving child pornography.
*For immediate release, August 27, 2015 In the current 2015-2016 legislative session, Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering several bills to reform statute of limitations laws in Pennsylvania. These amendments would affect previously time-barred child molestation lawsuits and give a child molestation survivor the chance to seek justice by filing a civil lawsuit against the perpetrator and […]
A few years ago, reports of child molestation began to surface involving the voice actor behind the famous children’s character, Elmo. The allegations were made by young men who claimed that they began “sexual relationships” with Kevin Clash when they were about 16 years old. Civil lawsuits against Clash followed. However, Clash has been lucky […]
It often takes decades for a survivor of child sex abuse to come forward. Oftentimes, a child who is sexually abused isn’t even fully aware of the abuse until they reach middle adulthood or have children of their own. This is an all too common fact about child sex abuse and why it continues, generation […]