According to the U.S. Administration for Children & Families, nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S annually. Abuse happens in many different ways, but behind every type of abuse is a misuse of power and control. Unfortunately, very often children experience abuse in places whether they come to receive mentorship and education: churches, schools, boy scouts camps.
Perpetrators of sex abuse should not be allowed to get away with their crimes. Contact a San Diego sex abuse attorney to learn about your options in a 100% confidential manner.
When schools, churches, nursing homes, and other organizations fail to protect children and vulnerable adults from sexual predators, the victims often suffer lasting emotional harm. Our San Diego Sexual Abuse lawyers can help obtain compensation for victims of clergy sex abuse, child molestation, and other types of sexual abuse. In many cases, sexual molestation and abuse occur because an organization was negligent and failed to take reasonable steps to protect victims. Often churches and other organizations ignore warning signs of sexual abuse — or worse, know about the abuse but do nothing to prevent it.
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The physical and psychological damage of sexual abuse cannot be underestimated. While these crimes should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law in criminal court, they can also give rise to civil lawsuits. When you suffer an injury due to the intentional actions of another person, that person can be held civilly responsible. Our San Diego sexual abuse attorneys will help you to take one step closer to holding abusers and institutions accountable for their wrongdoings.
Why File a San Diego Sex Abuse Claim?
Some victims of sexual abuse fear that they will face disbelief, inaction, blame, or societal retaliation. That could be hostility or lack of acceptance from family and friends. When this fear takes place the victim is being victimized yet again.
Holding the responsible parties to account for your abuse can provide you with a sense of closure— you will know that the abuser has been punished in a court of justice. In addition, your San Diego sexual abuse claim could mean the recovery of monetary compensation for all of your suffering.
You need to know that speaking to an attorney about your potential claim is 100% confidential.