Troubled Teen Industry

The “Troubled Teen Industry” is an industry made up of facilities designed to reform young people’s behavior into something more desirable. They include behavior modification facilities, wilderness therapy, boot camps, “tough-love” facilities, and more. Offending behavior could be disobeying their parents, drug use, or playing too many video games. Parents who feel as though they…

Civil Lawsuits for Sexual Abuse

Statistics from the US Bureau of Justice Statistics show that more than 3 million Americans over the age of 12 are subjected to sexual assault and abuse each year. Sexual abuse is a term that covers a variety of misconducts that are based on the gender or sexual characteristics of a victim. Many victims resort…

Recognizing Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

Since 2000, more than 16,000 complaints regarding sexual abuse in nursing homes and long-care facilities have been filed in the United States. Although we like to think sick and elderly patients are provided nothing but the utmost care and respect in these facilities, we continue to see many victimized by staff and guests at an…