Larry Nassar Sexual Assault Victim Update: U.S. Gymnastics COO Ron Galimore Resigns

It has been a momentous two weeks for United States Gymnastics.  On November 5th, the United States Olympic Committee moved to revoke its recognition of USA Gymnastics as the sport’s governing body.  Then on November 16th, the organization’s Chief Operating Officer, Ron Galimore, unceremoniously resigned.  Galimore, a former elite gymnast, had become a lightning rod… Read more »

September 10 DEADLINE for Nassar Survivors: Time is running out.

  Attorney Melissa Hague talked to Channel 8 in Michigan about the fast-approaching September 10th deadline for Larry Nassar victims to file a claim. It is urgent that you contact us to discuss your legal options if you were abused by Nassar. We are here to support you and guide you through this completely confidential… Read more »

The Formation of AAJ’s Sexual Assault Litigation Group

The American Association for Justice (AAJ), the national trial lawyers bar, had its first sexual assault education seminar and litigation group meeting at its annual convention this year, which was held in Denver Colorado.  On July 7th and 8th lawyers from all over the country gathered to hear education about being trauma informed, how to… Read more »

Larry Nassar Sexual Assault Survivor Update: ESPY Awards Honor Survivors of Abuse

Strong women leaders of the #MeToo movement took center stage at the 2018 ESPY Awards, an event that recognizes excellence in athletics. While most of the show distinguishes professional athletes for performance in their sports, special awards recognize courage off the field. Arthur Ashe Courage Award recipients “possess strength in the face of adversity, courage… Read more »

Sexual Assault a Frequent Occurrence at Music Festivals

Women report incidents of assault, normalized sexual harassment at Coachella Summertime has finally arrived, and I could not be happier. As soon as the calendar turns to June, it’s time for beaches, poolside tanning, barbeques, hiking, and all things outdoors. Many of us have also been counting the days until our favorite music festivals. In… Read more »

#MeToo v Bill Cosby – Survivors of Sexual Assault Finally Prevail

What a difference one year and six months and a couple of strong voices can make.  Before Hollywood spoke out against the alleged sexual assaults and harassment of Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement, a jury deciding the Cosby case was hung.  In a retrial in April 2018, during sexual assault awareness month, a jury… Read more »