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Sexual abuse

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“Clearly, a drunk can consent.” Dangerous words when pulled out of context from a judge’s acquittal of a cab driver, found by police with pants undone and an unconscious woman in his cab, the woman’s urine soaked pants and underwear [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Child sexual abuse is occurring all around us, but public awareness and discussion about the problem is horribly lacking. We have become painfully aware of systemic child sexual abuse in residential schools. We have come to grasp the scope of [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Catholic church sex offenders

Watch the Academy Award winning movie, Spotlight, for the gripping portrayal of investigative journalists working passionately and tenaciously to shine their spotlight on the widespread and systematic abuse of children by Roman Catholic church sex offenders in the Boston area. [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

The words, “child pornography”, trigger mixed feelings of revulsion, sadness and rage deep in my chest.  My feelings, of course, are widely shared.  The rage is against anyone who sexually abuses the most innocent and vulnerable among us; revulsion is [...]