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Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the hallowed, 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, sets in motion what could be one of the biggest, most complex bankruptcies ever seen. Scores of lawyers are seeking settlements on...
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HOUSTON — A $20 million lawsuit filed in a Houston federal court by two alleged clergy sex abuse victims is stretching all the way to Rome. “This starts at the very very top, which is the Vatican,” attorney Tahira Khan Merritt said. Merritt, along with attorney Felecia Peavy, represents two adult clients identified as Jane and John Doe, who claim they were sexually abused as children by Father Manuel La-Rosa...
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Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018 The Law Offices of Tahira Khan Merritt PLLC ( filed a lawsuit today in the 342nd Tarrant County District Court, Fort Worth, Texas. The case seeks to recover civil damages arising out of sexual misconduct  at the Massage Envy Spa, Montgomery Plaza, 2600 West 7th Street, Fort Worth, Texas  by  Registered Massage therapist Sting Ray Salgado. (Link to lawsuit) The victim, identified only by the...
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Alcohol and Sleep Last updated on May 26, 2017 Alcohol causes drowsiness. This has led to the popular misconception that it can aid sleep. Up to 20 percent of Americans report using alcohol as a sleep aid. However, alcohol negatively impacts the quality of your sleep, as well as how long you can expect to sleep. Alcohol consumption before bed causes interrupted sleep, due to side effects such as night...
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Another headline about two woman sexually assaulted by a massage therapist at a reputable Massage/Spa facility. While there are many reputable massage therapists, some therapist are sexual predators who seek out employment where they can prey on women (and men). If your “gut” tells you they have crossed the line, first, do what you can to extricate yourself safely from the situation then, report it immediately to the facility...
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