A former massage therapist in Coral Gables, FL was arrested when he was accused of committing sexual battery on a client during a massage, according to an NBC article. David Egusquiza was admitted to jail March 12, 2017, and was later released on a $7,500 bond. According to the victim’s police report, the incident occurred while she […]

A former massage therapist from Louisiana was accused of sexually touching 3 women during massages at the Massage Envy on Beene Boulevard in the 2800 block of Bossier City, LA. KSLA reported on the incident. Carlos Eduardo Harris is currently in maximum-security prison with a $100,000 bond. A month ago, a woman accused Harris of […]

In March, a Portland man was accused of 11 counts of sexual assault. Benjamin Collura was recently sentenced to two years in prison when he was found guilty of sexually assaulting at least 8 women during massages. During his trial, Collura pleaded guilty to one count of 2nd-degree sexual abuse and 3 counts of 3rd-degree sexual abuse […]

In the wake of several sexual assault charges, Daniel Robert Avalos-Vigil, a former massage therapist, waived his preliminary hearing. Times Call reported on the event. Avalos-Vigil is being charged with two counts of sexual assault: one for false medical exam and one for overcoming a victim’s will. Both of these incidents occurred during massages. Avalos-Vigil […]

Doctor Larry Nassar and three associated organizations are facing lawsuits from 18 girls and women who say Nassar sexually assaulted them while claiming the molestation was a necessary part of a medical procedure. NBC reported on the incident. Nassar, 53, has treated top American gymnasts for years. Prior to these allegations, he was facing charges […]

Stanford University allegedly failed to take action against a student who was accused of assaulting multiple women during his time at the California university, which is now facing a lawsuit. NBC reported on the incident. After giving him numerous warnings, Stanford did find the perpetrator, known as Mr. X, responsible. He was banned from campus and was […]

Unfortunately, cases of massage therapists sexually assaulting clients are still prevalent. Here’s the latest, as reported by KTVZ. Christopher Rosario is facing a lawsuit from two women who have accused him of sexual assault during massages at the Massage Envy at Cascade Village Shopping Center in Bend, OR. Rosario was previously employed there as a massage […]

The Pennsylvania state government is making strides toward combating sexual assault on college campuses, according to this NBC article. Governor Tom Wolf recently announced the “It’s On Us” Campaign. This will provide 36 Pennsylvania postsecondary institutes with a total of $1 million in grants, up to $30,000 per school, for efforts to prevent sexual assault, a serious epidemic. […]

As the law stands today, those who were victims of sexual abuse as minors have only two years from their 18th birthday to file a law suit. Many lawmakers do not agree with the current statute of limitations, and most psychologists agree that childhood sexual abuse can leave a lasting impact that is hard for […]

Crime victims deserve compensation for the harms they have suffered, and third parties are increasingly held accountable through the civil justice system. Thanks, in part, to the National Crime Victim Bar Association, an affiliate of the National Center for Victims of Crime. At the time of its founding in April, 1999, it was the nation’s […]