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 &…

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…

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…