26 September

22 Men Arrested in Florida Undercover Sex Sting

22 Men Arrested in Florida Undercover Sex Sting

Police arrested 22 men in Florida during a five-day effort known as “Operation Undertow.” The Washington Post’s article “Florida child sex sting nets 22 suspects, including Methodist pastor who volunteered in schools” gives details on the internet sting that involved men trying to have sex with minors. Among one of the men arrested was a 52-year-old […]

25 July

Adults Sexually Abused During Their Childhood

No child should have to experience the trauma of sexual abuse. Many abuse victims grow into adults who suffer long-term effects because they never received the care and justice they deserve. Below is information from RAINN, highlighting three key questions adults abused as a child often ask: What are the effects of child sexual abuse […]

21 July

Child Sexual Abuse Statistics

For over two decades, our Los Angeles and Miami Sexual Abuse Attorneys have been fighting to hold sexual predators accountable for their wrongdoing. Child sexual abuse can be more prominent than one might think. Here are some child sexual abuse statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice: 3% of cases of maltreatment of children in […]

15 July

What To Do if You Know a Child is Getting Sexually Abused

It’s a topic that is difficult to comprehend, yet the warning signs are often there in plain sight. With roughly 61,000 child victims of substantiated or indicated sexual abuse every year, it’s important to recognize key warning signs and to offer the proper assistance as quickly as possible. The non-profit organization RAINN (Rape, Abuse and […]

8 July

Weil Quaranta Files Lawsuit Against AAU

Weil, Snyder, Schweikert & Ravindran P.A. filed a civil suit against the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) for violating its own regulations by allowing Rick Butler, a coach and alleged sexual predator, to coach a girls’ volleyball team at last week’s AAU championship volleyball tournament in Orlando. A NY Daily News article titled Alleged abuser still coaching […]

24 June

Lawsuit Against AAU for Allowing Alleged Sexual Predator to Coach Girls’ Volleyball Alongside Former Victim

Ronald Weil of Weil, Snyder, Schweikert & Ravindran P.A. filed a 10-page suit today in Orange County District Court, seeking compensatory damages and relief for Sarah Powers-Barnhard, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Sarah Powers-Barnhard is coaching her girl’s volleyball team this weekend at the 43rd Amateur Athletics Union Junior National Volleyball Championships at the Orlando […]