Oregon High School Teacher Gregg Martin Jensen Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Student

54-year-old Liberty High School social studies teacher Gregg Martin Jensen has pled guilty to sexually abusing a 16-year-old student. Jensen was facing 19 counts of abuse and pled guilty to 3 counts Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court in Hillsboro, Oregon. According to Oregon Live, “Jensen was indicted in May on 19 counts of encouraging […]

Melvin Stout — Registered Sex Offender Arrested

Melvin “Bud” Richard Stout Jr., a 55-year-old Eugene, Oregon resident was arrested July 31, 2014 at his home after the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division received information that Stout had provided alcohol and sexually abused a 15-year-old girl. Melvin Stout is a registered sex offender in Oregon based upon a 1996 conviction of sex […]

Jim Barringer — NC Teacher & Boy Scout Leader Arrested

Jim Barringer III, 51 is facing at least six counts of indecent liberties with a child. The sexual abuse charges continue to mount against the North Carolina teacher and Boy Scout leader as new abuse victims come forward and allege the Barringer sexually abused them. According to the arrest warrants, Barringer is accused of molesting […]

Oregon Hospitals Launch Early Discussion and Resolution Program

A new Oregon law gives patients options for addressing medical malpractice problems that result in serious physical injuries. The Oregon Patient Safety Commission’s “Early Discussion and Resolution” program goes into effect today, July 1, 2014. Under this new law, health care patients or providers may give notice of any “adverse healthcare incidents” to the Patient […]

California School Settles Daniel Witters Abuse Suit for $14 Million

Nation’s Largest Molestation Settlement Per Student California’s Moraga School District has agreed to pay two women $14 million to settle sexual abuse lawsuits involving biology teach Daniel Witters, who later committed suicide. According to the Contra Costa Times, “The hefty settlement — two other victims received $4.65 million last year — is the price of […]

More on Dumas Suit Against Scout Leader Clyde Brock

The Oregonian wrote this article on our filing of a new Oregon Boy Scout abuse lawsuit. The story details in part the negligence and attitude of the Boy Scouts in their handling of volunteer Clyde Brock whom they knew had been abusing young Scouts. The Oregonian writes: Scouting executives quietly blacklisted Brock from ever volunteering […]

Oregon Clyde Brock Boy Scout Abuse Lawsuit Filed 5/28/14

We filed a new sex abuse lawsuit today against the Boy Scouts of America and the local Boy Scout Council (Multnomah Co. Circuit Court Case No. 14CV05531). The perpetrator of the abuse was Clyde Brock, formerly of Oregon City, who was one of the creepiest perps in Oregon. His 1968 Boy Scout “Ineligible Volunteer file” […]

Mediation Scheduled in William Walker Sex Abuse Case

Today, we are mediating a case involving the United Methodist Church. We filed a sex abuse lawsuit against the church on January 29, 2013 on behalf of an adult man who was sexually abused as a young boy by Methodist pastor William Walker. Walker died of complications from AIDS, which the church disclosed after his […]

New Oregon Filing Against Boy Scout Leader Clyde Brock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2014 FORMER BOY SCOUT FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST BOY SCOUTS FOR SEXUAL ABUSE BY SCOUTMASTER IN 1960’s FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gilion C. Dumas 503-952-6789 gilion@dumaslawgroup.com Ashley L. Vaughn 931-206-0090 ashley@dumaslawgroup.com PORTLAND, OREGON – A former Boy Scout filed a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and Cascade Pacific […]

Catholic Church: 848 Priests Removed for Sexual Abuse

The Associated Press is reporting that the Vatican’s U.N. ambassador to Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, revealed the figures during a second day of grilling Tuesday by a U.N. committee monitoring implementation of the U.N. treaty against torture. Tomasi revealed that 848 Catholic Church priests have been laicized (defrocked) as a result of allegations of sexual […]

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