Arizona Human Trafficking Undercover Sting Results in 34 Arrests

A week-long human trafficking sting resulted in 37 arrests of suspected child sexual predators last week. The undercover sting, known as ‘Operation Broken Hearts,’ was a multi-agency collaboration between Homeland Security, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, and the Police Departments of Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler, and Mesa. According to an official statement released by Phoenix law…

Uber Driver Accused of Rape

As part of the screening process, rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft take steps to avoid hiring drivers that may present a risk to their passengers. Unfortunately, in some cases, these companies fall short in the screening process. One of those failures involves an Uber driver accused of committing sexual assault and kidnapping in Scottsdale,…

Sex Trafficking and Social Media

Mainstream social media sites are being utilized to prey on underage victims for sex trafficking. Showard Law Firm is currently accepting cases involving sex trafficking victims recruited this way.   Victim Files Lawsuit Against Facebook   “Jane Doe,” a 15-year-old sex trafficking survivor from Houston, sued Facebook in 2019 after three years of abuse. The…

Boy Scout Abuse Statistics

Internal records from The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) show that over 12,000 children were sexually abused while participating in its programs. Advocacy groups believe this figure may be substantially higher given the wave of lawsuits filed against the BSA– which recently filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. According to allegations raised in the complaints, incidents…

Causes of Truck Accidents

Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents happen every year. In many instances, these collisions lead to damaged vehicles, serious injuries, and even fatalities. Unfortunately, so many of these accidents were avoidable—and in many cases, taking simple safety precautions would have been sufficient to prevent them. Below are some of the most frequent reasons for truck…