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For Herman Law, case results are measured not only by a monetary settlement or verdict, but also by the healing and empowerment of our clients through the litigation process.

While earning a positive result that compensates and provides justice for survivors of sexual abuse is our ultimate goal, the team at Herman Law understands the sensitive, confusing, and emotional situations our clients face, and we put great emphasis and pride in ensuring that the litigation process is as positive, empowering, and stress-free as possible.

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Couple in Cape Coral Florida sentenced to prison for sexually abusing foster children in their home

This week, Daniel Spurgeon, a man from Cape Coral Florida, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for child sex abuse. He pleaded guilty to charges of child neglect and child sex abuse. He is also sentenced to 25

Former Child abuse detective sentenced to 50 years for child sex abuse

A former child abuse detective from Anne Arundel County was sentenced to 50 years in prison this week, for committing the same sex abuse crimes he used to investigate as a detective. Juan Trinidad Torres, age 64, sexually

Jerry William Zweitzig, former Pastor at Horsham Bible Church guilty for child rape and pornography of babies and young children

A former pastor from Hatboro was charged with sexually abusing an infant and young girl and recording himself doing so. The perpetrator, Jerry William Zweitzig, 72, was sentenced to 200 years in a federal penitentiary and will most

Three Former Priests settle lawsuit offering millions to adult victims of child sex abuse from decades ago

Three former Massachusetts priests, Fr. Sylvio Ruest, Fr. John Salvucci and Fr. T. Raymond Sullivan, who were charged with child abuse have settled a lawsuit this week that will give millions to the victims. Decades ago these priests

Victims of Father John J. Gallagher’s sexual abuse awarded multimillion dollar settlement decades later

11 victims of sexual abuse by clergy members have been awarded a $1.4 Million settlement. The victims claim Father John J. Gallagher, a former Lawrence priest abused them in the 1970s, according to the suit. The settlement in

Foster care father who sexually abused child gets prison term

Brillingston Ulloa, 54, from Minier, has been charged with a seven-year prison term for sexually abusing a child while she was in foster care in his home. The victim was a teenager when the abuse began and continued throughout

Former Firefighter pays large settlement to man accusing him of sexually abusing him when he was a child

Hugo Fleites , a former city firefighter was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex abuse of a child dating back to 1997. Fleites was ordered to pay $2.75 million in compensatory damages, $2 million in punitive

St Cloud Diocese settles lawsuit filed by adult victims of childhood sex abuse by clergy

The Catholic Diocese of St. Cloud has settled a law suit for accusations of clergy sex abuse. The $22.5 million settlement by the diocese is meant to compensate the sex abuse survivors accusing priests of molesting them decades

Ohio State university to pay out $42 Million in settlements for sex abuse by School Doctor

Friday Ohio State University announced that 162 men will receive a payout of $40.9 million as a settlement for lawsuits against Richard Strauss, a longtime athletics doctor at the school, for sexually abusing them when they were students. The

Couple in Cape Coral Florida sentenced to prison for sexually abusing foster children in their home

This week, Daniel Spurgeon, a man from Cape Coral Florida, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for child sex abuse. He pleaded guilty to charges of child neglect and child sex abuse. He is also sentenced to 25

Former Child abuse detective sentenced to 50 years for child sex abuse

A former child abuse detective from Anne Arundel County was sentenced to 50 years in prison this week, for committing the same sex abuse crimes he used to investigate as a detective. Juan Trinidad Torres, age 64, sexually

Jerry William Zweitzig, former Pastor at Horsham Bible Church guilty for child rape and pornography of babies and young children

A former pastor from Hatboro was charged with sexually abusing an infant and young girl and recording himself doing so. The perpetrator, Jerry William Zweitzig, 72, was sentenced to 200 years in a federal penitentiary and will most

Three Former Priests settle lawsuit offering millions to adult victims of child sex abuse from decades ago

Three former Massachusetts priests, Fr. Sylvio Ruest, Fr. John Salvucci and Fr. T. Raymond Sullivan, who were charged with child abuse have settled a lawsuit this week that will give millions to the victims. Decades ago these priests

Victims of Father John J. Gallagher’s sexual abuse awarded multimillion dollar settlement decades later

11 victims of sexual abuse by clergy members have been awarded a $1.4 Million settlement. The victims claim Father John J. Gallagher, a former Lawrence priest abused them in the 1970s, according to the suit. The settlement in

Foster care father who sexually abused child gets prison term

Brillingston Ulloa, 54, from Minier, has been charged with a seven-year prison term for sexually abusing a child while she was in foster care in his home. The victim was a teenager when the abuse began and continued throughout

Former Firefighter pays large settlement to man accusing him of sexually abusing him when he was a child

Hugo Fleites , a former city firefighter was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex abuse of a child dating back to 1997. Fleites was ordered to pay $2.75 million in compensatory damages, $2 million in punitive

St Cloud Diocese settles lawsuit filed by adult victims of childhood sex abuse by clergy

The Catholic Diocese of St. Cloud has settled a law suit for accusations of clergy sex abuse. The $22.5 million settlement by the diocese is meant to compensate the sex abuse survivors accusing priests of molesting them decades

Ohio State university to pay out $42 Million in settlements for sex abuse by School Doctor

Friday Ohio State University announced that 162 men will receive a payout of $40.9 million as a settlement for lawsuits against Richard Strauss, a longtime athletics doctor at the school, for sexually abusing them when they were students. The