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Kendall Psychotherapist Arrested, Accused of Patient Molestation

Posted on May 26, 2017

Doctors are trusted members of society who are counted on when patients need them the most. Earlier this week, psychotherapist Pedro Garcia of Kendall allegedly broke that trust when a 13-year-old patient of his came forward to report that she was the victim of molestation during a recent visit to h...


Follow-Up: Department of Health Issues Emergency Restriction on Coral Gables Massage Therapist Charged with Felony Sexual Battery

Posted on May 23, 2017

In March 2017, Massage Envy therapist David Egusquiza was arrested and charged with felony sexual battery of a female patient at the Miracle Mile location in Coral Gables. That same alleged misconduct led the Florida Department of Health to issue an Emergency Order restricting Egusquiza’s massag...


Are you fully covered? Know Your Auto Insurance Policy Before an Accident Happens

Posted on May 23, 2017

If you have been in an accident, would you know exactly what is covered by your insurance? You might think you are fully covered, but it is certainly worth double and triple-checking your policy. In the event an accident involves an uninsured driver, there is a chance you are not fully protected un...


Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Brings Opportunity to Help Motorists Avoid Accidents

Posted on May 22, 2017

In 2015, 4,976 motorcyclists were killed on the road, with another 88,000 non-fatal injuries resulting from auto accidents, according to the National Safety Council. Many of these accidents could have been avoided with awareness and proper knowledge about sharing the road. May is Motorcycle Safety ...


Nightclubs Have Legal Obligation to Reasonably Protect Patrons from Criminal Attacks, Violence

Posted on May 17, 2017

What starts off as a fun night on the town can quickly turn into a dangerous life-threatening situation. That’s exactly what happened in the area surrounding Club Tropicante in Deerfield Beach. According to the Sun Sentinel, gunmen opened fire near the nightclub on two separate occasions this pas...


Massage Therapist Arrested on Charges He Sexually Assaulted Client at Massage Luxe in Bonita Springs

Posted on May 11, 2017

A massage therapist working at a Massage Luxe in Bonita Springs was arrested in Lee County, Florida on May 8, 2017 on charges he sexually assaulted a female customer while she was at a massage appointment.  According to the arrest warrant, Marc DeTomaso, 54, moved the victim's underwear and inserte...


New Congressional Bill Aims to Protect Young Athletes from Sexual Abuse

Posted on May 10, 2017

According to RAINN, someone is sexually abused every 98 seconds. The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017 hopes to prevent the sexual abuse of minors and amateur athletes. The bill stems from sexual abuse allegations against amateur organizations such as USA Gymnastics, USA Swimmin...

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    Massage Therapist Accused of Molesting Teenage Girl at Davie Spa

    Posted on May 9, 2017

    South Florida massage therapist Orlay Palacio was arrested on May 8, 2017 on charges that he molested a 17-year-old girl at a spa in Davie, Florida.  According to Davie police records, the teenage girl reported that Palacio, 29 years old, touched her vagina and breasts while she and her 18-year-o...


    Sex Battery Charges Filed against Broward County Masseur Employed at Massage LuXe in Coral Springs

    Rayniel Hernandez arrest

    Posted on May 8, 2017

    Broward County massage therapist, Rayniel Lazaro Hernandez Basulto, is facing criminal charges that he sexually assaulted a female client at a Massage LuXe franchise located at 4637 University Drive in Coral Springs, Florida.   According to law enforcement records, the client used a Groupon for ...


    Class Action Plaintiffs Attorneys Increasingly Join Forces in Face of Law Changes

    Posted on May 2, 2017

    As the requirements for class action lawsuits become more stringent, top plaintiffs attorneys are joining forces to ensure their cases meet the threshold to move forward. The “strength in numbers” approach is helping keep certain class actions alive in a challenging climate for class action pra...