Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — an opportunity to show support for survivors, take action and help raise awareness of sexual violence and abuse so we can better prevent it. According to RAINN, every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted and every nine minutes, that victim is a child. And only 25 out of…

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Spotlight Series: Christy McNeely

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’ve been with Monsees & Mayer since it was established back in 1995 and had the privilege…

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Spotlight Series: Amir Ardebili

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 for Monsees & Mayer, P.C. for seven years, and as of this April, will…

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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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negligence definition

Negligence: What it is and How to Prove it

Most personal injury cases proceed on a theory of negligence. Even product liability cases, which have the additional option in most instances of proceeding on what is known as “strict liability”, may also proceed on negligence. Automobile cases, slip and falls, dog bites, and most other cases are ultimately submitted to juries based on whether the defendant was negligent in…

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Sexual Assault:  Uber & Lyft 

In recent years, thousands of riders and drivers of Uber and Lyft have fallen victim to harassment, unwanted physical contact, indecent exposure, sexual assault, and rape. For instance, Uber reported 3,824 incidents of sexual assault and misconduct in 2019 and 2020. Of the 998 incidents of sexual assault reported in 2020, 141 of those incidents were reported as non-consensual sexual penetration or rape. For both…

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