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Tag Archives: Sexual Assault

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 ...

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Teen sexually assaulted at work – $1 million settlement (access required)

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 ...

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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 ...

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