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Sexual Assault

Dec 26, 2022

Settlement reached in childcare sex abuse cases — $14M settlement

Type of action: Childcare center sexual assaults by teacher Injuries alleged: Sexual assault, long-term psychiatric injury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas Shadrick (Ret.) Special damages: Future medical and other care costs Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $14,000,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Peter Grenier, Washington, D.C.; Chuck Zauzig, Woodbridge; Peter Everett, Fair[...]

Jun 28, 2021

Ruling: Dismissal of defamation lawsuit against Fairfax upheld

(AP) A federal appeals court on June 23 upheld a ruling dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax after CBS News broadcast interviews with two women who accused him of sexual assault. In its ruling, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that because Fairfax is […]

Feb 24, 2020

Teen sexually assaulted at work – $1 million settlement

Plaintiff, age 17, was sexually assaulted while working. The parties have agreed to keep all other specifics confidential. [19-T-226] Type of action: Sexual Assault Injuries alleged: PTSD and emotional distress Verdict or settlement: Settlement following mediation Amount: $1,000,000 Attorneys for plaintiff: Stephanie E. Grana, M. Scott Bucci and Jeffrey N. Stedman, Richmond

May 21, 2018

Software to allow sex assault victims to track test results

(AP) Officials say sexual assault victims will be able to track test results in their cases using software being developed by the Virginia Department of Forensic Science. Officials hope to begin testing it this summer. Department director Linda Jackson said victims will receive the identification number of the physical evidence recovery kit taken at a […]

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