Former Kent School Student Files Suit Alleging Sexual Abuse By Teacher In 1980s
A former Kent School student filed suit Wednesday against the school alleging that she was sexually abused by a teacher almost 30 years ago and treated cruelly by Kent staff and students after they learned of the abuse. Attorney, Paul Mones of Los Angeles said, "Our client hopes that by coming forward she will help give comfort and a voice to other
A former student at the Kent School, a private boarding school in Connecticut, sued Kent on Wednesday, alleging that administrators did not do enough to protect her from a teacher who she said sexually abused her in the late 1980s. The former student, who is represented by the lawyers Paul Mones and Paul A. Slager, is seeking compensatory and punit
"They are closed systems, especially residential private schools where kids are separated from their parents,” said Paul Mones , a lawyer who represents victims of sexual abuse . “It's not like a public school, with people coming in and out all the time. There are many more opportunities for teachers to do this. Read full story here.
Attorney Paul Mones and Attorney Irwin Zalkin announced the filing of a civil lawsuit for alleged sexual abuse on Tuesday against the American Youth Soccer Organization (“AYSO”), a registered California not-for-profit corporation with its national offices located in the city of Torrance, California. Read the full story here .
A lawsuit alleging that the American Youth Soccer Organization failed to shield four unnamed players in Lancaster, California, from coach Renoir Vincent Valenti, now serving a life sentence for sexually abusing over a dozen kids, was filed on March 3 in Los Angeles. “The sexual abuse of our clients has had a devastating effect on their lives,” says
Four sex abuse victims are suing the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) for allegedly failing to protect them from Renoir Valenti , the Lancaster youth soccer coach convicted of molesting 14 boys, six of whom played on AYSO soccer teams. Read the full story here.
The American Youth Soccer Organization failed to protect children from a former Antelope Valley coach who was convicted last year of molesting 14 boys and a girl, attorneys for four of the victims alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Read the full article here.
DALLAS — The Boy Scouts of America have settled a lawsuit filed by a former San Antonio Scout who said his adult leader abused him, officials on both sides said Thursday. Paul Mones, an attorney for the former Scout now in his 20s, confirmed the settlement, but declined to discuss its terms. Boy Scouts spokesman Deron Smith also did not reveal deta
Thomas Abner, 26, sued the Boy Scouts in February 2013, claiming his former scoutmaster, Steven Woodard — who is now deceased — abused him at a local hotel during a family vacation to Kings Island in Mason. Abner’s attorney, Konrad Kircher, claimed Woodard abused Abner more than 300 times during a 3½-year period. Kircher was working with Oregon att
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