Law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard files sexual abuse lawsuit against Los Banos Unified School District and Merced County Office of Education

A sexual abuse lawsuit was filed in Merced County Superior Court alleging that former Merced County educators, Gary Bettencourt and Dusty Norris, sexually abused two young students. The complaint alleges that Norris abused her during the 2004-2005 school year. At the time Norris was employed by the Merced County of Education (MCOE) as an ROP teacher at Los Banos High School. The lawsuit also identifies Jane Doe 2 as a victim of both Norris and Bettencourt. Norris is still awaiting trial on charges that he allegedly sexually abused Jane Doe 1 and Jane Doe 2 while he was an ROP instructor.

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Child sexual abuse lawsuit filed against Butte County school district by law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard

The law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard has filed a sexual abuse lawsuit in Butte County Superior Court alleging the Thermalito Union Elementary School District was negligent for failing to protect an eight-year-old second grade student. The victim was in second grade when she was sexually abused starting in 2006 when she was abused between 2006-2009 at Poplar Avenue Elementary School in Thermalito, which is near Oroville. Her abuser, paraeducator You Lee Vang, was found guilty in 2015 of sexually molesting four children, including Jane Doe. He is serving 24 years in state prison.

The lawsuit claims that Doe’s sexual abuse could have been prevented if the school had properly supervised Vang.

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Law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard files a sexual abuse lawsuit against the San Jose Berryessa Union School District

The law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard filed a lawsuit today in Santa Clara County Superior Court alleging that the Berryessa Union School District in San Jose was negligent in failing to protect an eighth-grade student from sexual abuse. The lawsuit states that John Doe was allegedly sexual abused by Sierramont Middle School teacher Ronald Gardner starting as an eighth grader in his 1997-1998 school year.

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