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Sutter Health Santa Rosa Oncologist Sued for Sexual Abuse of Patient

Posted in Breaking News on August 30, 2018

John Winer, veteran sexual abuse attorney of the Oakland-based law firm of Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis has filed a civil lawsuit against Sonoma County Oncologist Dr. Peter B. Brett and Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods, for professional negligence stemming from his sexual abuse of a patient, Sandi Gaytan, who was 23 when the… read more

Is Law Enforcement the Next Industry to Face #MeToo?

Posted in #MeToo,Breaking News,Sexual Harassment on August 16, 2018

By John D. Winer August 16, 2018 With the arrival of the #MeToo movement, one of the last industries to address workplace sexual harassment is law enforcement. However, a new bill working its way through the state legislature may provide stronger protections for victims of workplace sexual harassment within the law enforcement industry. If SB… read more

Sexual Misconduct and Airlines: When Flying the Friendly Skies Becomes Too Friendly

Posted in #MeToo,Breaking News,Sexual Harassment on August 7, 2018

Written by John D. Winer Air travel is a strange proposition. Between the time doors on the plane close and then open, the people on board are stuck together for the duration. For the most part, flights take off and land without any real incident. However, the behavior women are forced to endure can be… read more

Sexual Harassment in the Hotel Industry

Posted in #MeToo,Breaking News,Sexual Harassment on August 3, 2018

Written by John Winer August 3, 2018 In the average hotel, a guest will find a front desk in the lobby, a restaurant/bar somewhere on the ground floor and of course rooms. In each of those locations however, there also lives such rampant sexual misconduct that by some estimates nine out of ten hotel employees… read more

UC Berkeley Sexual Harassment Complaints Continue

Posted in Breaking News,Sexual Harassment by Industry on June 14, 2018

UC Berkeley inaction on sexual harassment complaints continues to put students at risk. Recently, several media outlets reported that women at UC Berkeley face layers of bureaucracy when attempting to report instances of faculty members sexually harassing them. An article in the San Francisco Chronicle reported that scores of women are coming forward to heroically… read more

MULTIPLE WOMEN SUE PLEASANT HILL CHIROPRACTOR

Posted in Breaking News on June 12, 2018

Two East Bay women charge Pleasant Hill chiropractor with outrageous serial sexual abuse. Dr. Atkinson sexually abused Myisha Kee a 42-year-old African American with three children on a number of visits all in the guise of treatment. Click Here to view our Filed Complaint Click Here to Read our full press release Read article in… read more

Napa Valley Kitchen Worker Alleges Sexual Harassment at Bistro Don Giovanni

Posted in Breaking News,Sexual Harassment by Industry on May 10, 2018

Source: San Francisco Chronicle A 36-year-old woman who works in the kitchen at Napa Valley’s Bistro Don Giovanni is alleging that she was harassed and assaulted by a fellow kitchen worker for months before the restaurant did anything about it, and, since the man’s firing, has been retaliated against. Giovanni Scala, proprietor and co-founder of… read more