Massage Therapist Accused of Assaulting Customer at Kane Sports and Therapeutic Massage
The co-owner of Kane Sports and Therapeutic Massage in Redding has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a client during a massage in November 2018.
38-year-old Kristopher Kane Kubisch was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of sexual penetration by force or fear. He was booked into Shasta County Jail and released after posting bail of $100,000. An arraignment is scheduled for June 7.
Kubisch has been charged with two felonies – one count of forcible penetration and one count of penetration of an unconscious person.
On Wednesday, a note on the door of Kane Sports read: “Dear Valued Clients, Kris Kubisch will be out of the office today. He is dealing with some personal issues. He will be contacting you to reschedule as soon as he can. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.”
The Legal Rights of Massage Therapist Sexual Assault Victims
Attorney contributor Brian Kent and the team of attorneys at AbuseGuardian.com have helped dozens of individuals file lawsuits for massage therapist sexual abuse. This law firm has filed multiple lawsuits against nationwide chain Massage Envy in California, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and North Carolina. Here are some thoughts from Brian on the legal options of massage sexual assault victims:
Massage therapy is an industry that requires a high degree of trust between employees and their customers. There is a high potential for sexual abuse in this field, as massage therapists are often alone with clients while the clients are in vulnerable positions. Massage businesses must do all in their power to make sure that their employees are trustworthy and that their customers are safe.
When a massage therapist sexually assaults a client, the client has legal options that can help provide justice. In cases of negligence, the massage therapist or their employer may be held liable if the client decides to file a lawsuit. For example, a massage business might be considered negligent if the assaulter was hired without a background check or if the owner of the business committed the crime.
If you or a loved one has recently been sexually assaulted by a massage therapist, you can learn more about your legal options and potential right to file a lawsuit by speaking to an experienced sexual assault victims lawyer.
Location of Kane Sports and Therapeutic Massage in Redding, CA
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