Airline Sexual Assaults up 66%

The number of sexual assaults being reported on major airlines is increasing industry wide and at an alarming rate according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to the FBI, the number of assaults they investigate in flights midair has increased 66 % from 2014 to 2017. These numbers only reflect the number of cases … Continued

Inappropriate conduct at Missoula Book Store

The Book Exchange, a local bookstore in Missoula, MT is being investigated for allegations of inappropriate conduct towards several female employees over the last two years by the owner’s husband. These allegations came to a head on June 5th when an employee posted a picture on social media of a note left by the owner … Continued

Montana Doctor Charged with Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault 2018

A deputy with the Montana Attorney General has charged a long time family physician from Butte, Montana with two felony counts of sexual intercourse without consent, three counts of sexual servitude for allegedly using drugs for coercion, and two counts of misdemeanor sexual assault. The charges carry possible life terms, and fines of 10,000 dollars. … Continued

Sexual Assault Case Settlement

We represented a young single mother who was sexually assaulted by her apartment manager in her apartment while she was sleeping. The manager was an undocumented worker who had previous complaints filed against him and had keys that gave him access to all the apartments. We were able to obtain a large settlement for our … Continued

Missoula County Attorney’s Office and others mishandling sexual assault cases

Missoula, Montana has drawn national attention in the past three years for mishandling of sexual assault cases by the University of Montana, local police, and the Missoula County Attorney’s Office.  These entities were largely criticized for re-traumatizing reporting victims of sexual assault or failing to properly investigate allegations.  Sexual assault cases present significant challenges for … Continued