Spotlight Series: Gladymar Hatfield

Meet our team members, learn about our deep experience and discover why we are passionate about what we do through our monthly employee spotlight series. How long have you worked at Monsees & Mayer? Within the legal profession? I have worked within the legal industry for nearly 30 years, 20 of those at Monsees &…

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Sexual Assault:  Uber & Lyft 

In the past few years, thousands of riders and drivers of Uber and Lyft have fallen victim to harassment, unwanted physical contact, indecent exposure, sexual assault, and rape. According to the New York Times, Uber recorded 2,936 sexual assaults in 2017, and that number grew to exceed 3,000 in 2018. The reported sexual assaults included allegations ranging from unwanted kissing to nonconsensual touching of someone’s genitals,…

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Civil Lawsuits – Sexual Abuse and Schools 

Sexual violence reports at schools are drastically rising.  From the 2015-16 school year to the 2017-18 school year, schools reported a 55-percent increase in sexual violence. Each year, students are sexually assaulted by other students and teachers. In certain situations, schools can be held liable for sexual abuse that occurs on their property or by one of their teachers/employees.  This…

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