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Lloyd’s of London Will Name and Shame Sexual Harassment Culprits

Lloyd’s of London will publicly name and shame anyone it bans from its insurance market for sexual harassment, according to Chief Executive Officer John Neal. “When we do see instances of bad behavior, and let’s hope they are infrequent, we …

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Over Guest Sexual Misconduct

Leticia Vallejo, a housekeeper at a Marriott hotel in Irvine, California, said that back in the summer of 2017, a drunk male guest groped her while she was cleaning the hotel lobby bathroom. As he did so, he offered her …

California Supreme Court: Negligent Hiring is an Occurrence

In a decision that may have wide ranging effect on California employers, the California Supreme Court last week ruled that negligent hiring can be considered an occurrence. The coverage case made its way to the state’s highest court when the …

Bullied, Assaulted Florida Boy Awarded $5.2M

A South Florida jury has awarded more than $5.2 million to a boy who sued a charter school claiming he was bullied and sexually assaulted by an older student. The jury verdict Tuesday came in a lawsuit the boy and …

Pennsylvania School District Pays Settlement Over Harassment Claim

A central Pennsylvania school district has paid more than a half-million dollars to settle a student’s lawsuit involving a teacher acquitted of sexually assaulting her in 2006. Susquehanna Township School District’s insurance will cover the $600,000 payment for the student’s …

Lawsuit Faults Hotel Chain for Assault on Guest

A former New York City investment banker is suing the Starwood hotel chain over a sexual assault she says happened in her locked hotel room in Finland. The lawsuit was filed Monday in Manhattan federal court by Alison Fournier. She …

New York Maid Hits Strauss-Kahn with Civil Lawsuit

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted a housekeeper in a “violent and sadistic attack” in his hotel suite in Manhattan in May, a civil lawsuit filed Monday alleges. The lawsuit, which follows criminal charges against the Frenchman, repeats the …

California Woman Sues Internet Dating Site After Sex Assault

A California woman is suing a popular Internet dating site, saying she was sexually assaulted by a man she met on Match.com. Attorney Mark L. Webb says he filed the Los Angeles Superior Court civil lawsuit on Wednesday on behalf …

Inmate Victimized by Prison Guard Sues Hawaii

The victim of sexual assault by a former Oahu prison guard is suing the correction officer and the state of Hawaii. Hawaii News Now reported Wednesday the lawsuit claims the state was negligent in hiring, training and supervising Ryan Malasig, …