The lawyer that’s representing a man who is accusing director
Jeff Herman filed a complaint late Wednesday in Hawaii federal court claiming the filmmaker of preying on his then-17-year-old client at parties in the late 1990s. Singer's attorney denied those charges.
The plaintiff in the case is now 31.
In 2012, Herman was the lawyer behind a similar lawsuit filed against former “Elmo” puppeteer
Herman, whose practice advocates itself as a "Voice for Victims," said he is outspoken on child sexual abuse cases.
"It's almost like this sort of secret that everyone knows about," Herman said in a phone interview. "Kids are being abused and the industry goes on and people are afraid to say something."
Singer's attorney denies the allegations.
In the case of Clash, a federal judge in
Herman is hoping this won't be an issue in Hawaii, where he said "a window was created about two years ago which allowed cases that would otherwise be too late to file because of statute of limitations."