Sex Abuse News & Information

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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San Jose Berryessa Union School District facing lawsuit from multiple sexual abuse victims of teacher Ronald Gardner

Former Sierramont Middle School teacher is now suspected of sexually abusing five students. The Berryessa Union School District could have stopped the abuse according to a lawsuit filed against the District.

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Attorney Lauren Cerri

Young women’s lives were shattered by sexual abuse, jury agrees and awards them $102.5 million  

Sexual abuse lawyer Lauren Cerri achieves a record-setting $65 million jury verdict for her sexually abused client. Case results in a $102.5 million verdict.

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Investigating Sacred Heart Preparatory sexual misconduct allegation

The law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard is investigating a report of alleged sexual misconduct at Sacred Heart Preparatory in the 1990s.

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Marin County jury awards $10 million to survivor of Tamalpais High School sexual abuse

A Marin County jury awarded a sexual abuse survivor $10 million while ruling that the Tamalpais Union High School District was 100 percent negligent for the 2003 sexual abuse of a then-high school student by its then PE teacher and tennis coach Normandie Burgos.

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Union School District settles 40-year-old sexual abuse case for $7.5 million

The Union School District has agreed to pay $7.5 million to five men who were sexually abused by their Cinnabar Elementary School teacher in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. There is still an opportunity for sexual abuse victims to come forward before the law expires this December. That opportunity remains for all victims, no matter how old, until the end of this year.

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Kylie McKenzie USTA Lawsuit

A rising tennis star who was sexually assaulted by her coach has filed suit against the United States Tennis Association, claiming the organization and its player development affiliate failed to protect her from a known sexual abuser.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month

Sexual abuse, particularly child sexual abuse, is a plague upon our society that cuts across socio-economic lines, sexual identity, race and age. Its impacts are felt by individuals and families for generations. Sexual abuse law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard releases video to help families learn the ‘red flags’ of child sexual abuse.

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Allison Brown is a sexual abuse survivor of former Valley Christian High School coach Greg Marshall.

Sexual abuse survivor says, ‘Bob, Lauren and Jancy are a dream team’

Allison Brown was a student-athlete at Valley Christian High School in San Jose when Marshall began abusing her in the early 2000s. In 2021, she hired Corsiglia McMahon & Allard to represent her in a civil lawsuit against Valley Christian, saying the school should have protected her from Marshall. Valley Christian settled Allison’s lawsuit and agreed to make policy changes that she believes will help avoid future sexual abuse problems at the school.

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