San Diego Mayor to Enter 'Intensive Therapy' Following Accusations of Sexual Harassment


Allred told ABC News that Jackson was currently her only client, but that her firm had spoken with some of the women who had come forward, as well as women who had not come forward. She would not specify which women she had spoken with.

"We don't know if there is an end in sight to the number of women coming forward," she said. "No one knows how many more will come forward."

Mayor Filner's Response

The mayor was contrite when the initial allegations emerged. He released both a written and an oral statement, the latter of which he posted on YouTube, admitting that he had intimidated women and claiming he needed to work on his behavior.

On Monday, he released another statement after Jackson filed suit, maintaining that he was "saddened" by the allegations, but that he did "not believe these claims are valid."

"That is why due process is so important. I intend to defend myself vigorously, and I know that justice will prevail," he said.

Until today's news conference, Filner's office did not issue any other official statements as the other women came forward, and his office could not be reached for comment.

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