Sexual Abuse Legal News & Updates

Is Sexual Harassment Considered a Personal Injury?
Is Sexual Harassment Considered a Personal Injury?
If you’ve been a victim of sexual harassment, you may be wondering what kind of attorney can help you obtain justice. In your research, you may have found that personal...
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What Kind of Attorney Do I Need to Sue a School in California?
What Kind of Attorney Do I Need to Sue a School in California?
Suing a school in California has its own set of complexities, but choosing the right attorney shouldn’t be one of them. When choosing an attorney for your case, you not...
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What if the District Attorney Rejects My Sexual Assault Case?
What if the District Attorney Rejects My Sexual Assault Case?
It can feel terrible when the District Attorney dismisses your sexual assault case. One study found that only 17% of cases were accepted by the LA District Attorney. National research...
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What Can I Do If My Church Hired Someone on Megan's List?
What Can I Do If My Church Hired Someone on Megan’s List?
A 2010 Christian Today International survey of more than 3,000 church members found that 20% of leaders knew of at least one convicted sex offender attending their church. Eighty-percent of...
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What to Expect When Working with a Civil Attorney for a Sexual Abuse Case in California
What to Expect When Working with a Civil Attorney for a Sexual Abuse Case in California
Deciding to speak to someone about what happened is a brave, bold move toward healing. It involves an emotional rollercoaster ride of coming to grips with the full scope of...
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How to File a Civil Suit Against Someone on the Boy Scout's Ineligible Volunteer List
How to File a Civil Suit Against Someone on the Boy Scout’s Ineligible Volunteer List
Prior to 1994, there was knowledge of at least 2,000 instances of sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts of America. Most of the allegations were kept under wraps until 2010...
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How to Sue a School District in California for Sexual Abuse
How to Sue a School District in California for Sexual Abuse
As parents, we place a lot of trust in our schools to provide supervision in our stead. Child abusers are naturally attracted to positions of trust and power where they...
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Is California Senate Bill 813 Retroactive? Understanding the Statute of Limitations
Is California Senate Bill 813 Retroactive? Understanding the Statute of Limitations
About half of all states still impose a time limit for pressing charges and filing civil lawsuits for sex crimes. Victims have anywhere from one year (in Washington), all the...
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How to Calculate Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse in California
How to Calculate Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse in California
As a childhood sexual abuse survivor, your healthcare costs are 16% higher overall than the average American. Statistically, you are more likely to get by using drugs or alcohol, struggle...
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New Rights for Victims of Sexual Assault on California Campuses
New Rights for Victims of Sexual Assault on California Campuses
California’s students have a right to attend college free from sexual harassment and assault, according to both state and federal law. Despite these protections, there is an obvious conflict of...
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Lewis & Llewellyn - How to File a Cilvil Law Suit for Child Sexual Abuse in California
How to File a Civil Lawsuit for Child Sexual Abuse in California
Upon the discovery of potential child sexual abuse, there are several paths you may choose to take in your pursuit of justice and healing. Should you confront the perpetrator? File...
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