Jury Trial for 2018 Canadian World Junior Hockey Team Sexual Assault Case Likely Delayed until 2025, Experts Say

London, Ontario – The potential start date for a jury trial involving five members of Team Canada’s 2018 world junior hockey team who have been charged with sexual assault may be pushed back to 2025. In a recent virtual session overseen by Justice Alissa Mitchell, Crown and defense attorneys agreed to hold three weeks of pre-trial motions starting on November 25. If these hearings take the full allotted time, they will conclude on December 13. However, legal experts argue that this timeline suggests the actual trial is unlikely to begin until the following year. Nicolas … Read more

San Jose Jr. Sharks Hockey Faces Lawsuit Over Alleged Sexual Abuse: Cerri Boskovich & Allard Takes Legal Action

San Jose, California – The law firm of Cerri, Boskovich & Allard has recently filed a lawsuit over the alleged sexual abuse of a San Jose Jr. Sharks hockey player. This lawsuit addresses the deeply concerning issue of misconduct within youth sports organizations. It highlights the importance of ensuring the safety and well-being of young athletes. The lawsuit, filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court, alleges that the abuse took place over a period of several years. The victim was a minor at the time. The accused, whose identity has not been disclosed, was affiliated … Read more

Former Student-Athlete Files Lawsuit against Illinois High School, Alleging Bullying and Sexual Harassment by Hockey Teammates

NEW LENOX, Ill. – Providence Catholic High School is facing a lawsuit brought by a former student-athlete who alleges bullying and sexual harassment by members of the school’s hockey team. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the student, claims that the school failed to address the abusive behavior. According to court documents, the plaintiff was subjected to sexually explicit comments about their body and endured physical harassment from teammates. Attorney Steven Glink, representing the student, described the bullying and harassment as “very pervasive,” occurring on a daily basis. The lawsuit also names coaches, counselors, and … Read more