Tuesday, July 16, 2019

According to documents, HHS received 4,500 complaints of sexual abuse against unaccompanied minors

The Department of Health and Human Services received more than 4,500 complaints of sexual abuse against unaccompanied minors from 2014-2018, according to internal agency documents released Tuesday by Florida Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch. “I am deeply concerned with documents that have been turned over by HHS that record a high number of sexual assaults on […]

Guest Bloggers: Febe Zepeda and Baldomero Garza “How ‘lawsuit lending’ is putting families at risk”

An insidious problem has been creeping into the shady world of predatory lending – the practice of lawsuit lending.   It goes something like this: a seemingly helpful representative of a lawsuit lender approaches plaintiffs who are involved in a personal injury or other type of lawsuit.  In many cases, these plaintiffs find themselves in tough […]

Latinos Shed Light on Male Sexual Abuse

Recent cases such as Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky are bringing to light the prominence of male sexual abuse, even in communities where such matters are considered taboo. Sandusky, who has been charged with abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period, and against whom 8 men ages 18-28 testified, was declared guilty […]