Neurosurgeon Dr. John Drygas of Florida Spine Institute Arrested for Sexual Battery

Posted on February 4, 2016

A prominent neurosurgeon from Pinellas County, Florida was arrested on February 3, 2016 on a felony charge that he sexually battered a female patient in his office on July 21, 2015.  According to a Clearwater Police investigation, the patient was alone with Drygas in an exam room at the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater.  She was told to lie on her stomach.  But during what was supposed to be an examination of her back, the alleged victim told police Drygas sexually battered her.  Wh...

Lawsuit Filed Against Massage Envy For Alleged Sexual Abuse by Orlando Massage Therapist

Posted on January 28, 2016

A lawsuit has been filed against a Massage Envy franchise in Orlando alleging that massage therapist Frederick Dost sexually assaulted a female client during a mesage therapy appointment.  This lawsuit is just the latest in a long line of lawsuits filed by Farmer Jaffe Weissing sexual abuse attorney Adam Horowitz alleging similar sexual misconduct by male massage therapists on female clients at Massage Envy.  The most recent case was filed January 27, 2016 in Orlando Florida against Copper Car...

Fla. High Court Will Hear Allstate PIP Insurance Case

Posted on January 26, 2016

Law360, New York (January 21, 2016, 2:00 PM ET) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to take up Allstate Insurance Co.'s appeal of a ruling that it wrongfully limited its reimbursements under Medicare fee schedules for motorists’ personal injury protection claims, an opinion which conf...

West Palm Beach Priest Claims Bishop Retaliated Against Him For Reporting Fellow Priest With Child Porn to Police

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Father John Gallagher, a priest of the Diocese of Palm Beach, is alleging that he was retailated against by the Diocese of Palm Beach because he told law enforcement authorities that a fellow priest, Rev. Jose Palimattom, showed pornographic material to a minor.  According to Father Gallagher, the Diocese of Palm Beach retailiated against him for being a whilestblower and exposing the priest's illegal conduct.  Gallagher alleges that the Diocese's Bishop Gerald Barbarito denied him a promo...

Masseur Accused of Sexual Battery on Clients in Winter Garden, Winter Park, and Clermont

Posted on January 6, 2016

  Farmer Jaffe Weissing attorney Adam Horowitz (email: adam@pathtojustice.com) is representing several alleged victims of sexual battery by Cesar Guerrero.  Guerrero, a licensed massage therapist who was employed at the Massage Envy in Winter Garden, has been criminally charged with sexual batt...

Florida’s Priorities Are Wrong: Over 13,000 Rape Kits Remain Untested Statewide

Posted on January 4, 2016

  The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) issued a long-awaited report today in which it found that more than 13,000 rape kits in the State of Florida have not been tested or submitted for processing.  Florida's backlog will cost millions and take years to clear up. Each one of the 13,000 untested rape kits represents a separate victim of a sex crime in the State of Florida waiting for justice.  It is a shame that sexual crimes - which are among the most hideous in our society - h...

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    Over 1,000 Police Officers Have Lost Their Badge Due to Sexual Misconduct in Five Years

    Posted on December 15, 2015

    Police brutality has been in the national headlines for the past several months.  But it may surprise some people to learn that sexual misconduct is the second most common complaint against police officers, behind only excessive force.  According to reasearch by the Associated Press, about 1,000 l...

    Bair Hugger MDL No 2666 Formed to Centralize Allegations over Joint Infections After Surgery

    Posted on December 14, 2015

    In Re: Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Devices Product Liability Litigation MDL No. 2666 Formed By Gabriel F Zambrano On December 11, 2015, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) entered a Transfer Order centralizing fourteen actions with nine that were already pe...