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Why Working With An Experienced Attorney Matters

Much like doctors who specialize in a specific practice area, attorneys tend to focus on certain types of cases. The only type of case Paul Mones and the other attorneys in our office work on are childhood sexual abuse cases.  The Defender of the Indefensible  Paul’s commitment to, and compassion for, sexual abuse victims began…

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Your Story Matters

Many former Boy Scouts who were sexually abused by a Scoutmaster or other BSA volunteer find it hard to talk about what happened to them. Even decades later, many still feel confusion and shame, especially if they previously shared their story with a parent or other loved one and were told to forget or ignore…

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Reporting Highlights Importance Of BSA Bankruptcy

On February 18, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy. As the attorney responsible for winning the largest verdict ever against the BSA, Attorney Paul Mones has been interviewed by numerous members of the media about his experience suing the Boy Scouts, and the impact the BSA’s bankruptcy case will have on the…

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Why Did the Boy Scouts File For Bankruptcy?

On February 18, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy because of the shameful manner in which it dealt with the problem of its scouts being sexually abused by its Scout masters and other adult volunteers. As the attorney responsible for winning the largest verdict ever against the BSA, and spearheading the subsequent…

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Experience You Can Trust

They say the last thing a fish would notice about the world is water. They live their lives surrounded by it and only appreciate its importance when it is gone. As humans, there are many things in this world that we treat like a fish treats water. We only notice their importance or appreciate them…

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USA Swimming Sexual Abuse

A recent report by the Orange County Register has confirmed what we’ve known to be true, USA Gymnastics is not the only National Governing Body with systemic problems surrounding sexual abuse. The report published last week says, USA Swimming fostered a “culture of sexual abuse” and has spent decades ignoring or covering up hundreds of…

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NY Diocese Released Accused Priests List

Since the summer, political and social pressure from the release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report has put pressure on attorneys general throughout the United States to conduct investigations of the Diocese in their respective states. Another consequence of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report was to put pressure on Diocese to release the names of…

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Joe Robles Jr. Arrested on Charges of Child Sexual Assault

According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 administrators at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, California, which is in the Corona-Norco School Districts, informed the Department, that the Cross Country and Track and Field coach, Joe Robles Jr. allegedly had improper relationships with several female students. After investigating the allegations, according to…

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