Sexual Abuse Legal News & Updates

sexual grooming
What Is Sexual Grooming? Identifying the 6 Stages
Today’s sexual predators aren’t lurking in the shadows, wearing trench coats, and driving windowless vans. They look like everybody else. They’re coaching after-school sports, teaching in the classroom, performing medical...
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How to Deal With Sexual Abuse by a Family Member
Law enforcement generally helps victims in cases of sexual abuse by a family member. However, if you are seeking civil restitution, San Francisco attorneys at Lewis & Llewellyn can assist...
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Are You a Victim of Date Rape? An Attorney Can Help You Fight for Justice.
It was supposed to be a nice dinner between two good friends at FIG in Santa Monica. A woman excused herself to the restroom, where she received a shocking revelation....
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Sexual Abuse of Children With Disabilities: Pursuing Litigation on a Child’s Behalf
Children with physical or mental disabilities are more likely to be sexually abused than their peers. While these children are increasingly dependent on adults for care, California law makes it...
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childhood sexual assault
Childhood Sexual Assault: How AB-218 Will Change the Statute of Limitations in California
For survivors of childhood sexual assault, the decision to come forward as an adult doesn’t come easy. Many survivors may feel triggered by discussions fueled by the #MeToo movement or...
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How Male Survivors of Sexual Assault Can Seek Justice, Even Years Later
Male survivors of sexual assault are prominent plaintiffs in lawsuits against the Catholic Church. It was a California man who made headlines last year for suing the Vatican, after all....
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Why You Should Work With a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Attorney in the Bay Area
If you’re thinking about filing a sexual abuse lawsuit in the Bay Area, you may be wondering about your chance of winning. Civil litigation allows you to pursue financial compensation...
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How to Sue a Politician for Sexual Assault
Sexual harassment and sexual assault can occur in any workplace, whether it’s in the office of a private employer or a public employer like the state or federal government. Despite...
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Sexual Abuse in the Music Industry: Can Record Labels Be Held Liable for Abuse?
The #MeToo movement has been instrumental in creating a safe space for victims of sexual harassment and sexual assault to come forward. In the film industry, modeling agencies, corporations, and...
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Can I Sue the City for Police Sexual Assault?
It may seem like the police are “above the law” but they, too, can be held liable for sexual assault in civil court. In fact, a civil lawsuit allows you...
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Who Is Liable When a Sexual Assault Occurs on Public Transport?
A Los Angeles man was convicted of molesting three women and a teenage girl on the Metro Red subway line between July and December last year. According to the LA...
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Campus Sexual Assault: Greek Life
Over the years, new laws have expanded the rights of sexually assaulted college students and the scope of the Title IX anti-discrimination law has broadened to include a hard stance...
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