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Stockton Swim Club sued following coach’s arrest for sex abuse

The January 2019 arrest of Stockton Swim Club Coach Shunichi Fujishima has exposed yet another youth athletic organization that ignored its duty to protect the children in its care. Fujishima, 23, faces criminal charges that he had unlawful sexual intercourse with a 12-year-old girl he was coaching at the Stockton Swim Club. The club is now listed as “permanently closed” on the social media site Yelp. Fujishima was also charged with committing lewd and lascivious acts upon a child and possession of child pornography. He remains incarcerated in the San Joaquin County jail on $1.8 million bond. Fujishima and the Stockton Swim Club are both named in a civil lawsuit that was filed on behalf of the young swimmer by San Jose-based Corsiglia McMahon &…

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Bay Area Track Coach Chioke Robinson Arrested for Sex Crimes

Another San Francisco Bay Area Track Coach is facing sexual abuse charges following his arrest. Chioke Robinson, San Francisco State Women’s Track and Field coach, was arrested by San Jose Police on several counts of child sexual abuse. Robinson coached at both Piedmont Hills and Los Gatos High Schools before coaching at San Francisco State. Earlier this month, former Valley Christian High School coach Greg Marshall was also arrested for sexual abuse crimes.

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San Jose Track Coach Greg Marshall Facing Sex Crime Charges Against Minors

The sexual abuse legal team at Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard is investigating claims that former Valley Christian High School coach allegedly committed sexual abuse crimes against two minors.

The San Jose Mercury News is reporting that former Valley Christian High School coach Gregory Marshall incriminated himself during a police-monitored phone call with one of the victims. Marshall is facing more than two dozen felonies alleging that he sexually abused two underage students.

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Educator sexual abuse lawsuit filed against the Union School District and its former top administrators

Lawsuit alleges that top Union School District officials ignored numerous “red flag” warning signs for almost a decade that then Dartmouth Middle School teacher Samuel Neipp was grooming and sexually abusing his students. As a result, the lawsuit seeks a court order mandating that the District implement new policies that would result in either immediate suspension without pay or termination for all personnel who violate rules or regulations designed to protect children. For example, the lawsuit is asking that all employees communicate with students using only district issued email addresses and that personal communication via phone, text or social media be prohibited.

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Stockton Swim Club Coach Arrested for Sex Crimes

Stockton Swim Club coach Shunichi Fujishima, also known as Coach Shun, is facing child sexual abuse charges following his arrest for sexual penetration with force with a child under 14 years old, sending harmful material to a minor, oral copulation, and two counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child.  Meanwhile, “investigators are looking for possible additional victims,” police said in a news release. Stockton Swim Club is a member of USA Swimming, the organization responsible for competitive swimming in the United States and under investigation for failing to protect hundreds of young swimmers from coaching sexual abuse. Stockton Swim Club parents reportedly received an email stating that Coach Shunichi Fujishima would no longer be coaching, but they were provided with no other details.…

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San Ramon Valley Unified School District and New Life Church of Alamo Agree to Settle Sexual Abuse Case for $1.548 Million

The lawsuit was filed by the law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard on behalf of a victim of Wrestling Coach and Youth Group Leader Kevin Lopez. The law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard is announcing a $1.548 million settlement resulting from sexual abuse committed by convicted wrestling coach and youth group leader Kevin Lopez. Attorney Lauren Cerri represented the victim in his lawsuit against both the San Ramon Valley Unified School District and New Life Church of Alamo. The lawsuit alleged that one year before Lopez was arrested, the administration at California High School in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District violated mandatory reporting laws by failing to report suspected sexual abuse and by conducting its own investigation after receiving two complaints…

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Sex Abuse Lawsuit Claims South San Francisco Unified School District Ordered Destruction of Incriminating Evidence

Parent submitted photos of Westborough Middle School teacher Joseph Toy with his arms around a young boy. School principal ordered shredding of photos. The South San Francisco Unified School District is being sued by the law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard over sexual abuse allegedly committed by Westborough Middle School teacher Joseph Toy. The lawsuit claims that, many years before Toy’s arrest, a parent caught Toy being inappropriate with a young student and photographed him with his arms around the student. The photos were turned over to Assistant Principal Barbara Bowler. Then-Principal Beth Orofina ordered Bowler to talk to Toy, shred the photos and not document the complaint. Once Bowler and Orofina saw the pictures of Toy, numerous red flags continued to emerge. Two…

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Youth Soccer Sex Abuse Settlement Promises to Make the Sport Safer for Children

Two youth soccer organizations are conducting background checks on coaches following a record-setting $8.2 million settlement for a young girl sexually molested by her youth soccer league coach.

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Lawsuit Charges USA Swimming Responsible for Sex Abuse of Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith

Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith, in a lawsuit filed in California, alleges that her former swim coach Sean Hutchison sexually abused her as a minor, and that the sport’s governing body, USA Swimming, covered up the sexual abuse.

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