Category Archive: Children’s Rights

Study: Antibullying Programs Aided by Parents Giving Advice

Bullying is an enormous problem across the entire world.  Bullying at school has come under particularly intense scrutiny in recent years because of all of the different ways in which it occurs.  Chronic bullying is more common than many would think.  We have even seen how children with disabilities are forced to endure bullying as Read More

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month – How You Can Help

Few things are as damaging to a person’s long-term prospects in life as being abused as a child.  Child abuse is a type of harm that continually inflicts damage on its targets in some way, shape or form.  Everyone who is a member of any society should have an interest in contributing to child abuse Read More

Human Trafficking Awareness: California Ranks First in US for Number of Cases

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 437,000 people around the world were intentionally murdered in 2012.  According to the U.S. Department of State, 11,774 people worldwide were killed in terror attacks in 2015.  These are obviously troubling statistics for several reasons.  These vicious acts are universally condemned and countries across the Read More

The Cost of Child Abuse: Study Attempts to Quantify Damages

Child abuse is something that people have trouble contemplating.  That’s because it’s an act that is so damaging to the victim that it’s impossible to fully understand for most people unless they have been through it themselves.  What we do know is that all forms of child abuse can and often do lead to long-term Read More

Causes of Cyberbullying: Study Traces Online Bullying to In-Person Contact

The prevalence of cyberbullying has exploded in recent years.  With new mediums and modes of communication come new opportunities for people to suffer through mistreatment.  People can make use of social media, texting, message boards and video sharing among other things to humiliate and harm others.  To date, most people who have looked at cyberbullying Read More

Teen Bullying Study Reveals Troubling, Even Potentially Violent Possibilities

Bullying is a problem that has come to the forefront of the minds of many professionals who work with young people in recent years.  What used to be something that was just seen as a ‘normal’ part of growing up in the United States is now properly recognized as a serious situation when it occurs.  Read More

Children’s Rights Attorneys Begin Trial in Fresno

GTA children’s rights attorneys Allison Worden and Carli Bouslaugh begin trial in Fresno today for Carson F., a minor, who was assaulted by his assigned aide on a school bus in 2013.  At the time, Carson was a 10 year-old fourth grader with special needs.  We are bringing the case against the Clovis Unified School Read More

Chronic Bullying Epidemic? Study Says Nearly 25% of School Children Endure It

Many of us have had jobs or other daily requirements in the past that we dreaded.  Many of us also got through those situations and looked back on them with an appreciation for what we had later in life.  Adults have more of an ability to endure difficult situations because we have more experience and Read More

Sexual Abuse of a Child Allegations Lead to Involvement By Children’s Rights Lawyers

Schools are supposed to protect the safety of their students.  Teachers are at the forefront of this protection effort.  Students are taught by their parents and by schools to trust their teachers.  These influences and social norms prompt young students to believe what their teachers are telling them and to do what their teachers are Read More

Consequences of Bullying: Missouri Teen Commits Suicide

The children’s rights lawyers at Gomez Trial Attorneys fight every day to protect children who are bullied.  Part of our effort involves publishing articles that we hope raise the awareness of this issue.  We’ve covered several different aspects of bullying recently, including bullying studies, bullying statistics and even bullying from a worldwide perspective.  While all Read More

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