Whether the problem is sexual abuse, discrimination, or harassment, it is no secret that Wall Street has the problem in spades. Given its wealth, power, and institutional ability to keep secrets, Wall Street has largely managed to avoid the spotlight now shining on other conspicuous business arenas.

The heavy-weight financial firms on what we call “Wall Street”—that is, banks and financial companies from New York to California—are overwhelmingly male-dominated, making the industry one of the most difficult for women to speak up when they see, hear about, or experience abuse. The longstanding fear that a “good ‘ole boy” system will protect perpetrators and black-ball complainants is unfortunately true. But, “Time’s Up” on all of that. Now is the time for change.

No business should be allowed to permit abuse to become an accepted part of its culture. Our law firm has historically handled cases where the power disparity between abusers and their targets is large. Our goal is to level the playing field and help survivors get the full measure of justice they so deeply deserve.

If you or a loved one have experienced any type of sexual abuse or harassment, contact firm partner Brad Edwards today at (800)400-1098 or [email protected]

Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports

Sexual abuse by the powerful against the weak, young, disabled, or otherwise vulnerable has been prevalent forever. Silencing victims and survivors, in one way or the other, has provided perpetrators and those who protect perpetrators cover and has allowed the epidemic of sexual abuse to spread. Finally victims and survivors are able to speak up and refuse to be silenced, at any stage. This new movement and new age is the beginning of shifting the power and should place fear in the eyes of the perpetrators.

If you or your child have been sexually abused, call firm partner Brad Edwards now: 954-524-2820.…/…/us/mckayla-maroney-lawsuit/index.html

Members of Trump National Jupiter Seek Refund of Deposits

Trump – Ritz Carlton Class Action Update

by Seth Lehrman

Club Members Focus Claims against Trump

Class counsel, Seth Lehrman, Brad Edwards and co-counsel, have focused the membership deposit lawsuit against the Trump organization’s Jupiter Golf Club, LLC. This lawsuit is brought on behalf of a class of more than 100 club members who are seeking a refund of millions of dollars of deposits paid to purchase memberships to former Ritz-Carlton Golf Club & Spa — Jupiter.

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Appellate Court Upholds TCPA Violation Ruling Based on Single Phone Call

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) helps protect users against automated services, unsolicited calls, messages or other spam texts that encourage the purchase of goods, services or investments. With the frequency of these unwanted messages on the rise, each case from here on out sets a precedent for what is acceptable and what constitutes a violation of privacy and protected rights.

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Can I Sue Someone Who Robbed Me?

If the police caught the perpetrator or you know who it is, you can sue someone who robbed you. At Edwards Pottinger LLC, we represent robbery victims in court and give them a fair chance to recover damages for everything they have been through.

For a free consultation, call us today: 954-524-2820.

Who Can I Sue for My Robbery?

In addition to suing the person or persons who robbed you, you may also be able to sue third parties that were indirectly involved in your robbery. This will allow you to receive full compensation in case the person who robbed you lacks the assets to cover your damages. For example, other liable parties might include:

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Knowing Your Rights: Technology Advances Can Lead to Consumer Privacy Violations

In this day and age, advances in technology present opportunities for new ways to violate consumer privacy rights. With the development of new apps and services to make our lives easier, we make ourselves vulnerable to having personal information in the hands of the wrong people.

There are several things to consider when sharing personal information and the access to this information online. Knowing your rights is the best way to protect yourself. Read the terms and conditions properly. Misleading directions can lead to names, phone numbers, addresses, emails and other private details being used in ways unknown to the user. If you are unsure about what you are allowing access to, stop using the service.

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What Kind Of Lawyer Should Someone Get If They Were A Victim Of A Stabbing?

Stabbing victims often experience severe physical pain and emotional distress as a result of their injuries. If someone was the victim of a stabbing, they need to get a personal injury lawyer with experience handling intentional torts such as assault and battery.

Why Do I Need a Lawyer If I Was Stabbed?

Stabbing a person is a form of assault or battery in most states, and liable parties can face prosecution in both criminal and civil court. A prosecutor from the state attorney’s office will bring criminal charges against the perpetrator for his violent actions. If the court finds your attacker guilty of the charges, he will likely face various criminal consequences, including jail time.

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