Sexual abuse occurs when there is undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another. It often happens by taking advantage or using force on another. When force is of short duration or immediate, or infrequent, it is called sexual assault.
In recent years there have been many sexual abuse allegations against teachers, professors, administrators, coaches, members of the Catholic Church, and others in a position of power within organizations and institutions.
A victim of sexual assault endures injury, pain, and suffering well beyond the physical effects of the attack. Profound emotional wounds haunt such victims for the rest of their lives. The criminal justice system can punish attackers for their crimes, but the financial restitution for victims lies in the hands of civil courts.
If you or a loved one suffered from sexual abuse, you may be entitled to compensation through the help of a law firm. The compensation that you can recover may help with your treatment expenses. Partnering with a lawyer can give you the chance to work out the details of your case and determine which legal steps, if any, are in your best interest. It can also help with the legal process so that you can focus on your recovery.
Contact Consumer Coalition today for your free, confidential claim review.