In November last year, the hip hop star settled a lawsuit with Laquana Morris, who also goes by the name Layla Lace. He filed against Morris for civil extortion, fraud, emotional distress, abuse of process and defamation. Drake admitted to having consensual sex with Morris while at a hotel in Manchester, England, in Februarybut denied all allegations of non-consensual sex.
Although rideshare services have become one of the most popular methods of transportation, they are not without their risks and shortcomings. The amount of regulation exercised over these companies is much less than the regulation exerted over public transportation and privates taxi companies. Companies like Lyft have been able to circumvent numerous kinds of scrutiny and avoid being meticulously policed.
By Dominic Patten. Much-accused director Bryan Singer is settling a nearly two-year old rape case involving a minor with a hefty payout, but strict insistence on his innocence. Having declared himself insolvent inSanchez-Guzman took the increasingly controversial The Usual Suspects director to court up in the Evergreen State in December
Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative multi-million dollar settlement with women who accused him of sexual assault. The deal, which had not been signed at the time of writing, aims to cover all civil proceedings filed against Weinstein, including those in Canada and the United Kingdom, the Wall Street Journal reports. The settlement with the New York attorney general relates to its lawsuit against Weinstein and his brother and business partner Bob Weinstein, for the violation of state and city laws on sexual harassment, sexual abuse and coercion, as well as gender discrimination.
Sexual abuse is one of the most heinous crimes someone can do to someone else. When the abuser is trusted above all else, like a member of clergy, the effects can be utterly devastating. If you or a loved one has been the victim of sexual abuse or assault then you will know that such incidents can have devastating and life-long effects.
However, Drake's team believes she is lying about the incident, and have now contacted law enforcement to investigate. I explained to him that I was sexually assaulted by the rapper Drake. Morris then went into great detail and explained, "How Drake forced me to perform oral on him.
WATCH: For the second time in less than three years, the RCMP has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within its ranks. Cheryl Tiller is the lead plaintiff in the case. The stenographer says she was left traumatized by what an RCMP sergeant allegedly did to her.
Federal, state, and local employment discrimination laws provide a range of remedies to victims of sexual harassment, including lost pay aka back payemotional distress, and punitive damages. The table below identifies some of the larger verdicts or public settlements in harassment cases in recent years. These cases were handled by a variety of laws firms.
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