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December 13, 2021

3 Common Threads Among Doctors Who Commit Sexual Abuse

Doctors are the most trusted professionals out there, according to 69% of Americans who participated in Ipsos’ 2021 survey gauging Americans’ trust in several different professions. While more than two-thirds of Americans trust doctors more than any other profession, a...

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December 3, 2021

How Do Hospitals Handle Sexual Abuse Claims?

When a hospital admits a patient, its team of medical professionals and staff are expected to take all necessary steps to help the patient leave their care in a much better state than when they arrived.  However, while the overwhelming...

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November 24, 2021

4 Facts About Sexual Abuse That Might Surprise You

Sexual abuse is one of the most heinous crimes a person can endure, especially when the abuse was committed by people they knew, loved, and trusted. In cases involving a privileged or powerful person sexually abusing those who do not...

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November 19, 2021

4 Red Flags That May Indicate Sexual Abuse in a Healthcare Setting

Doctors and medical professionals are supposed to be among the most trustworthy professionals. After all, patients seek out medical experts to ensure they’re living the healthiest lives possible and to find solutions to all manner of ailments. That’s one of...

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November 15, 2021

How Common Is Sexual Abuse in Hospitals?

In many sexual abuse cases, the abuser was a position of power, whether a part of the Catholic Church, the Mormon Church, the Boy Scouts of America, or a medical association or hospital. Unfortunately, sexual abuse occurs anywhere a perpetrator...

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November 5, 2021

3 Things to Know About Working With an Attorney in a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

After living with the pain of sexual abuse for days, weeks, months, or even decades, many survivors struggle with revisiting unspeakably painful memories. However, filing a claim against your abuser can be an important part of the healing process, and...

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October 21, 2021

Why So Many Sexual Abuse Perpetrators Get Away With It

Many sexual abuse survivors suffered at the hands of individuals, but also at the hands of some of the most visible religious, cultural, and medical institutions in the United States. One would think that, due to these organizations’ public visibility,...

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October 4, 2021

Top Attorneys Share 4 Things Major Sexual Abuse Cases Have in Common

One of the most troubling and unconscionable aspects of sexual abuse is the frequency with which it occurs at the hands of those in positions of power and privilege, especially in large institutions. Hurley McKenna & Mertz has represented thousands...

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