Jeff Herman of Jeff Herman Law Firm, is a trial lawyer based in America, and he focuses on representing sexual abuse victims. He was born in 1959 and was brought up in Youngstown in Ohio. He studied at Case Western University law school, where he attained his Juris Doctorate. He is known for the clergy exposure scandal on sexual abuse in the Miami and Denver archdiocese. He is also known for the one hundred million US dollars verdict imposed on Rev. Doherty who had sexually abused his client since this was the heaviest verdict ever conceded on a priest individually.
Jeff Herman has been exposing the sexual predators and the organizations that shelter them for over a decade now. He has been on headlines and has been featured in several magazines. He has been in the USA Today, The New York Magazines, Forbes, CNN among other media avenues where he has shed more light on the sexual abuse and harassment issue at length. Find Related Information in his interview with IdeaMensch.
The United States Senate is being pushed by both Corey Feldman and Barnhard to enact the Child Victim’s Act. Jeff Herman is the New York’s leading attorney in cases of high profile lawsuits, and the enactment of this Act would not only bring justice to his clients but bring freedom to the victims in the shortest period possible. A group known as “The New Yorkers Against Hidden Predators” has also joined hands with this two to put more pressure on the Senate to pass the Law.
This Act would remove both civil and criminal statutes that limit sexual abuse cases and would also give a window of a year for all the cases reserved pending for fifty years and below to be heard in court. The current civil law states that, a rape case should be presented in a court five year after the act. If the Child Victims Act (S.809) is enacted, then a person will be required to file a lawsuit a year after the act except for members of an establishment like a school or a church who will file their lawsuit after 3yrs of the act. Jeff Herman as exposed big names like Kelvin Clash and Jerry Sandusky with no fear giving the victims their voice again.