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  • Harvey Weinstein Strikes Tentative Sexual Misconduct Settlement
    Harvey Weinstein Strikes Tentative Sexual Misconduct Settlement

    By: Allan M. Siegel Harvey Weinstein has tentatively agreed to a $44 million settlement to resolve a number of lawsuits filed by women who have accused the Miramax co-founder of sexual misconduct, a ...

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  • J&J Ordered to Pay $80M Over Victim’s Vaginal Mesh Injuries
    J&J Ordered to Pay $80M Over Victim’s Vaginal Mesh Injuries

    By: Allan M. Siegel On May 17, 2019 a Philadelphia jury said pharmaceutical conglomerate Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon must pay $80 million in damages to a woman who suffered serious ...

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  • K-12 Schools Behind Colleges in Handling Sexual Assault Claims
    K-12 Schools Behind Colleges in Handling Sexual Assault Claims

    By: Allan M. Siegel The #MeToo era has been shaped by years of important legal victories, advocacy, and increasing awareness – from the spotlight which shone upon Clinton v. Jones (a case handled by ...

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  • Judicial Vacancies Slowing Justice in DC Courts, Local Judges Say
    Judicial Vacancies Slowing Justice in DC Courts, Local Judges Say

    By: Allan M. Siegel An “unprecedented” number of judicial vacancies in DC courts is taking a toll on judges and claimants who seek timely administration of justice and accountability in civil ...

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  • Los Angeles Archdiocese Agrees to $8M Settlement Over Catholic School Student’s Abuse
    Los Angeles Archdiocese Agrees to $8M Settlement Over Catholic School Student’s Abuse

    Allan M. Siegel The Los Angeles Archdiocese has agreed to pay an $8 million settlement to a now 18-year-old teen who was sexually abused by a teacher at San Gabriel Mission High School while she was a ...

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  • Lawsuit Against Washington Hebrew Alleges Child Sex Abuse at DC Synagogue’s Preschool
    Lawsuit Against Washington Hebrew Alleges Child Sex Abuse at DC Synagogue’s Preschool

    By: Allan M. Siegel The families of 8 young children have filed a civil lawsuit against a DC synagogue and one of its directors, claiming the congregation failed to address warning signs that a ...

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